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parthenogenesis (n.)

"reproduction without fertilization or sexual union," 1849, from Greek parthenos "a virgin," a word of unknown origin, + -genesis "birth, origin, creation." Related: Parthenogenetic.

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Definitions of parthenogenesis from WordNet

parthenogenesis (n.)
human conception without fertilization by a man;
Synonyms: parthenogeny / virgin birth
parthenogenesis (n.)
process in which an unfertilized egg develops into a new individual; common among insects and some other arthropods;
Synonyms: parthenogeny
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