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Topic: MICROBES, GENETICS, BIOCHEM

Date: 1800-1900
Language: Modern Latin
Origin: Greek parthenos 'virgin' + Latin genesis ( GENESIS)

parthenogenesis

noun
     
par‧the‧no‧gen‧e‧sis [uncountable]
technicalHBM the production of a new plant or animal from a female without the sexual involvement of the male
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