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1. agamous

adjective. (of reproduction) not involving the fusion of male and female gametes in reproduction.

Synonyms

  • agamogenetic
  • parthenogenetic
  • apomictic
  • nonsexual
  • agamic

Antonyms

  • sex
  • intersexual
  • unisexual
  • sexuality

Etymology

  • -gamous (English)
  • a- (English)
  • a- (Anglo-Norman)

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Example sentences of the word agamous


1. Adjective
Females that reproduce asexually are called agamous or parthenogenetic, and are often wingless.

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