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Reproduction requiring one parent. Offspring are identical to the parent.
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|Noun||1.||asexual reproduction - reproduction without the fusion of gametes|
apomixis - any of several kinds of reproduction without fertilization
blastogenesis - asexual reproduction by budding
budding - reproduction of some unicellular organisms (such as yeasts) by growth and specialization followed by the separation by constriction of a part of the parent
fission - reproduction of some unicellular organisms by division of the cell into two more or less equal parts
fissiparity - reproduction of some multicellular organisms by division, as in the case of some starfish
gemmation, pullulation - asexual reproduction in which a local growth on the surface or in the body of the parent becomes a separate individual
reproduction - the process of generating offspring
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