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From German Apomixis, from Ancient Greek ᾰ̓πό (apó, away (from)) + μίξις (míxis, mixing, mingling).

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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 does not undergo meiosis or fertilization.

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Hans Winkler, Über Parthenogenesis und Apogamie im Pflanzenreich, 1908