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par·the·no·gen·e·sis

 (pär′thə-nō-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
1. A form of reproduction in which an unfertilized egg develops into a new individual, occurring commonly among insects and certain other arthropods.
2. The artificial activation of an unfertilized usually mammalian egg, resulting in an embryolike cell cluster from which stem cells can be harvested.

[New Latin : Greek parthenos, virgin + genesis.]

par′the·no·ge·net′ic (-jə-nĕt′ĭk), par′the·no·gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk) adj.
par′the·no·ge·net′i·cal·ly adv.
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parthenogenesis

(ˌpɑːθɪnəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs)
n
1. (Biology) a type of reproduction, occurring in some insects and flowers, in which the unfertilized ovum develops directly into a new individual
2. (Theology) human conception without fertilization by a male; virgin birth
[C19: from Greek parthenos virgin + genesis birth]
parthenogenetic adj
ˌpartheˌnogeˈnetically adv
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par•the•no•gen•e•sis

(ˌpær θə noʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs)

n.
development of an egg without fertilization.
[1840–50]
par`the•no•ge•net′ic (-dʒəˈnɛt ɪk) adj.
par`the•no•ge•net′i•cal•ly, adv.
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par·the·no·gen·e·sis

(pär′thə-nō-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
Reproduction in which an egg develops without fertilization, as in certain insects such as aphids.

parthenogenetic (pär′thə-nō-jə-nĕt′ĭk) adjective
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parthenogenesis

Biology. the development of an egg or seed without fertilization. Also called unigenesis. — parthenogenetic, adj.
See also: Life
reproduction without fertilization, as certain ova, seeds and spores, insects, algae, etc. Also called unigenesis. — parthenogenetic, parthenogenic, adj.
See also: Biology
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parthenogenesis

The production of young from unfertilized eggs.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.parthenogenesis - human conception without fertilization by a manparthenogenesis - human conception without fertilization by a man
agamogenesis, asexual reproduction - reproduction without the fusion of gametes
2.parthenogenesis - process in which an unfertilized egg develops into a new individual; common among insects and some other arthropods
androgenesis, androgeny - male parthenogenesis in which the embryo contains only paternal chromosomes due to the failure of the egg nucleus to participate in fertilization
apomixis - any of several kinds of reproduction without fertilization
gynogenesis - female parthenogenesis in which the embryo contains only maternal chromosomes due to the failure of the sperm to fuse with the egg nucleus
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Translations

parthenogenesis

[ˈpɑːθɪnəʊˈdʒenɪsɪs] Npartenogénesis f inv
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parthenogenesis

nParthenogenese f, → Jungfernzeugung f
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par·the·no·gen·e·sis

n. partenogénesis, reproducción en la cual el óvulo se desarrolla sin ser fecundado por un espermatozoo;
artificial ______ artificial.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Given the prominent effect of LPS on oocyte maturation, we further evaluated the effect of LPS on the embryonic development and quality of LPS-treated parthenogenetically activated oocytes.
longicornis ticks might be facilitated by their ability to reproduce parthenogenetically (3,4,7,88) and tolerate a wide range of environmental temperatures (-2[degrees]C to 40[degrees]C), although they are most successful in moist, warm-temperate conditions (9).
When a female induces galls by its feeding activity, and oviposits or generates its offspring parthenogenetically, these galls are usually colonial, containing the mother and its offspring.
There are many species of insects, lizards, fish, and amphibians, for instance, that reproduce parthenogenetically, that is without males.
It has one generation per year: females lay eggs (parthenogenetically) in the buds of chestnut trees during the June/July period.
On the primary host the aphids gave birth parthenogenetically to three generations of fundatrigenous.
Reproduction can occur sexually, parthenogenetically, or by facultative parthenogenesis (Borges da Silva et al.
(17) from parthenogenetically activated (18) oocytes.
(24) who suggested "dispermic fertilization of a parthenogenetically activated oocyte, that is, fertilization by two spermatozoa of two identical haploid ova".
These differences might also exist in parasitoid species of the genus Trichogramma, which reproduce parthenogenetically, an issue that requires further research.
Bordignon, "Synergistic effect of porcine follicular fluid and dibutyryl cyclic adenosine monophosphate on development of parthenogenetically activated oocytes from pre-pubertal gilts," Reproduction in Domestic Animals, vol.