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adjective as in asexual


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Asexual, a-seks′ū-al, adj. without sex, once applied to cryptogams—agamic.

Budding: applied to that form of agamic reproduction found in plant lice.

Stem-mother: in plant lice; that form hatching from the winter egg, which starts a series of agamic summer generations.

Finally, they may become infested with cystic tapeworms or the agamic stage of a strongyle (Strongylus edentatus).

Pseudovary: the organ or mass of germ cells of an agamic insect.

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On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to agamic, such as: abiogenetic, agamogenetic, agamous, and parthenogenetic.

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