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1. An embryo generated through parthenogenesis, occurring in certain plants and invertebrate animals.
2. An unfertilized, usually mammalian egg cell that has been artificially activated with chemicals so that it divides.
Being, derived, or resulting from a parthenote: parthenote stem cells.
[Greek parthenos, virgin + (zyg)ote.]
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|Noun||1.||parthenote - a cell resulting from parthenogenesis|
organism, being - a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
cell - (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals