apogamia, apogamy
SYN: parthenogenesis. [G. apo, away, + gameo, to wed]

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • apogamia — apo·gam·ia (ap″o gamґe ə) apogamy …   Medical dictionary

  • Parthenogenesis — Development of a germ cell without fertilization. This is what happens in the formation of ovarian teratomas (dermoid cysts). All of the chromosomes in these benign tumors of the ovary come from the mother. The counterpart of the ovarian teratoma …   Medical dictionary

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