[jin-uh-jen-uh-sis, gahy-nuh-, jahy-] /ˌdʒɪn əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, ˌgaɪ nə-, ˌdʒaɪ-/

noun, Biology.
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.

gynogenesis gyn·o·gen·e·sis (jĭn’ə-jěn’ĭ-sĭs, gī’nə-, jī’-)
Parthenogenesis in which the egg is activated by sperm, but without fusion of the egg and sperm nuclei.


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