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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.
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agamic

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

(əˈgæm ɪk)

adj.
developing without sexual union.
[1840–50; < Greek ágam(os) unwed]
a•gam′i•cal•ly, adv.
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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"
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Translations

a·gam·ic

, agamous
a. agámico-a, rel. a la reproducción sin unión sexual.
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However, it is not certain if their relationship was agamic, sexual, or extended to a menage a trois with Eakins wife.
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Inheritance studies indicated a single-locus model of genetic control of apomixis in the signalgrass-palisadegrass-ruzigrass agamic complex (Ndikumana, 1985; Valle et al., 1994; Valle and Savidan, 1996): tetraploid apomicts are simplex for a dominant allele (Aaaa) at the putative "apomixis locus," sexuals being homozygous recessive at the locus and either diploid (aa) or tetraploid (aaaa).