gamogenesis


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gam·o·gen·e·sis

 (găm′ə-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
Sexual reproduction.

gam′o·ge·net′ic (-jə-nĕt′ĭk) adj.
gam′o·ge·net′i·cal·ly adv.

gamogenesis

(ˌɡæməʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs)
n
(Biology) another name for sexual reproduction
gamogenetic, ˌgamogeˈnetical adj
ˌgamogeˈnetically adv

gamogenesis

the process of reproduction by the joining of gametes, a form of sexual reproduction. Also called zoogamy.gamogenetic, adj.
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Sexual reproduction, or gamogenesis, usually begins towards the end of the active period and leads to hatching of males and gamogenetic females, which results in fertilized resting eggs.
There is also one record of summer gamogenesis from southern Finland.
does summer gamogenesis occur in most species and are induction and incidence of autumnal gamogenesis synchronous among populations?
Donald Harper has taken this character as standing for a word boh [is less than] (*)bak 'join, conjoin', which he identifies with the character [CHINESE TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] ; suggesting further that the specific phenomenon described here is a kind of gamogenesis.