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gyn•o•gen•e•sis



Pronunciation: ( jin"u-jen'u-sis, gī"nu-, jī"-), [key]
n. Biol.
a type of reproduction by parthenogenesis that requires stimulation by a sperm to activate the egg into development but occurs without fusion of sperm and egg nuclei.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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