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a·gam·ic

 (ā-găm′ĭk)
adj.
Occurring or reproducing without the union of male and female cells; asexual or parthenogenetic.

[From Late Latin agamus, unmarried, from Greek agamos : a-, without; see a-1 + gamos, marriage; see -gamy.]

a·gam′i·cal·ly adv.

agamic

(əˈɡæmɪk)
adj
(Biology) asexual; occurring or reproducing without fertilization
[C19: from Greek agamos unmarried, from a-1 + gamos marriage]
aˈgamically adv

a•gam•ic

(əˈgæm ɪk)

adj.
developing without sexual union.
[1840–50; < Greek ágam(os) unwed]
a•gam′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.agamic - (of reproduction) not involving the fusion of male and female gametes in reproductionagamic - (of reproduction) not involving the fusion of male and female gametes in reproduction
asexual, nonsexual - not having or involving sex; "an asexual spore"; "asexual reproduction"
Translations

a·gam·ic

, agamous
a. agámico-a, rel. a la reproducción sin unión sexual.
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Over the years, the two institutes have produced critical editions of aiva Agamic texts, often with French or English translations, which contain Saivasiddhantin doctrines, rules for rituals and conduct of the initiated, as well as rules for image-making and architecture.
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