any of numerous Old World lizards of the family Agamidae, related to the iguanids.
belonging or pertaining to the Agamidae.
the absence of a rule dictating marriage choices within a social group.
a condition of the blood, either congenital or acquired, in which there is near or complete absence of and a failure of the body to form antibodies, resulting in a frequent occurrence of infectious disease. agammaglobulinemia a·gam·ma·glob·u·lin·e·mi·a (ā-gām’ə-glŏb’yə-lə-nē’mē-ə) n. Congenital or acquired absence of, or extremely low levels of, gamma globulins in the blood.
asexual reproduction by buds, offshoots, cell division, etc. Historical Examples agamogenesis: reproduction without fertilization by a male: see parthenogenesis; gamogenesis. Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology John. B. Smith No case of agamogenesis is known in which, ‘when A differs widely from B’, it is itself capable of sexual propagation. Criticisms on “The Origin of […]
any form of reproduction, as parthenogenesis, apogamy, and apospory, that involves the sex cell but takes place without fertilization or meiosis. noun (botany) formation of seeds in the absence of fertilization; a form of apomixis