[ ey-sek-shoo-uh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF asexual
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The former is therefore an asexual development, while the latter is sexual.

As with the last division, the reproduction of the melanospores may be asexual or sexual.

The asexual part of the life-cycle was first described by Th.

There are two kinds of reproduction, the sexual and the asexual.

This stolon is simply the stalk by which each median bud was primitively attached to the stolon of the first asexual form.

Reproduction may be divided into two main classes, namely, sexual and asexual.

Homo-sexual dreams merely hark back to the time when we were all asexual creatures, hence they are entirely proper.

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

The asexual mode of reproduction of the fresh-water sponge by gemmules has already been described.

Leonardo was able to lead a life of abstinence and made the impression of an asexual person.


1830, as a term in biology, a hybrid from a- (2) "not" + sexual. In general contexts, attested from 1896.