apomictic


apomictic
adjective
1. of or relating to a plant that reproduces by apomixis
Syn: ↑apomictical
Pertains to noun: ↑apomict (for: ↑apomictical), ↑apomict
Derivationally related forms: ↑apomixis (for: ↑apomictical), ↑apomixis
Topics: ↑botany, ↑phytology
2. (of reproduction) not involving the fusion of male and female gametes in reproduction
Syn: ↑agamic, ↑agamous, ↑agamogenetic, ↑parthenogenetic
Similar to: ↑asexual, ↑nonsexual
Derivationally related forms: ↑parthenogenesis (for: ↑parthenogenetic), ↑apomixis, ↑agamogenesis (for: ↑agamogenetic), ↑agamete (for: ↑agamic)

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  • apomictic — APOMÍCTIC, Ă adj. care prezintă apomixie. (< germ. apomiktisch) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • apomictic — adjective see apomict …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • apomictic — See apomict. * * * …   Universalium

  • apomictic — adjective Of or pertaining to apomixis …   Wiktionary

  • apomictic — adj. relating to asexual reproduction …   English contemporary dictionary

  • apomictic — ap·o·mic·tic …   English syllables

  • apomictic parthenogenesis — No reduction division occurs, so that the offspring have the same genetic constitution as the mother and all are female …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • apomixis — apomictic /ap euh mik tik/, apomictical, adj. apomictically, adv. /ap euh mik sis/, n., pl. apomixes / mik seez/. Biol. any of several types of asexual reproduction, as apogamy or parthenogenesis. [1910 15; < NL < Gk apo APO + míxis a mixing,… …   Universalium

  • Zephyranthes — Taxobox name = Zephyranthes image width = 200px image caption = Zephyranthes candida regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Asparagales familia = Amaryllidaceae genus = Zephranthes genus authority = Herb Zephyranthes …   Wikipedia

  • Apomixis — Not to be confused with automixis or autogamy. This article deals almost exclusively with plants. For similar processes in animals and Oomycetes, see Parthenogenesis. In botany, apomixis was defined by Winkler as replacement of the normal… …   Wikipedia


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