apomixis

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apomixis (countable and uncountable, plural apomixes)

  1. (botany) plant reproduction without fertilization
  2. (botany) plant reproduction without fertilization, meiosis, or the production of gametes
  3. (zoology) animal reproduction in which the egg cell did not undergo meiosis or fertilization
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