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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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Chapter Six continues the motif of the earlier chapter by focusing more specifically on the administration of Agamic Hindu Temples and the observance of a major Hindu festival, Tai Pucam.
Abhinavagupta unveils his phonematic emanation most fully in his commentaries on the Paratrimsika (The Thirty Verses Embodying the Other), an Agamic Saiva text that focuses on the mantra of the Trika Goddess Para, the Goddess who is the Infinite-Other-Voice.
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