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asexual in Biology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishasexuala‧sex‧u‧al /eɪˈsekʃuəl/ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 HB technical not having sexual organs or not involving sex 🔊 asexual reproduction2 a) SEXYnot having any sexual qualities b) SEX/HAVE SEX WITHnot interested in sexasexually adverb
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asexualBut she was not juxtaposed against an asexual image of respectability.Fat women are defined as undesirable, asexual, maternal, sexually desperate, rampant or repressed.Alpine flowers are often among the most asexual of flowers.Breeders of asexual plants must wait for the inventions to accumulate slowly within the same lineage.Thus, grass grows asexual runners to propagate locally but commits its sexually produced seeds to the wind to travel farther.Reproduction can also be accomplished by asexual subdivision of polyps, each polyp dividing to form two.