Partheno-



1.
a combining form meaning “without fertilization,” used in the formation of compound words:
parthenogenesis.

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  • Parthenogenesis

    [par-thuh-noh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌpær θə noʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/ noun, Biology. 1. development of an egg without fertilization. /ˌpɑːθɪnəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/ noun 1. a type of reproduction, occurring in some insects and flowers, in which the unfertilized ovum develops directly into a new individual 2. human conception without fertilization by a male; virgin birth n. “reproduction without fertilization,” 1849, from […]

  • Parthenogenetic

    [par-thuh-noh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌpær θə noʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/ noun, Biology. 1. development of an egg without fertilization. /ˌpɑːθɪnəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/ noun 1. a type of reproduction, occurring in some insects and flowers, in which the unfertilized ovum develops directly into a new individual 2. human conception without fertilization by a male; virgin birth n. “reproduction without fertilization,” 1849, from […]



  • Parthenogenone

    parthenogenone par·the·nog·e·none (pär’thə-nŏj’ə-nōn’) n. An organism produced by parthenogenesis.

  • Parthenogenetically

    [par-thuh-noh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌpær θə noʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/ noun, Biology. 1. development of an egg without fertilization. /ˌpɑːθɪnəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/ noun 1. a type of reproduction, occurring in some insects and flowers, in which the unfertilized ovum develops directly into a new individual 2. human conception without fertilization by a male; virgin birth n. “reproduction without fertilization,” 1849, from […]



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