adj. [Gr. a, without; gamos, marriage]
Parthenogenetic; reproduction without mating, may be either mitotic or meiotic.

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  • Agamic — A*gam ic, a. [{Agamous}.] (a) (Biol.) Produced without sexual union; as, agamic or unfertilized eggs. (b) Not having visible organs of reproduction, as flowerless plants; agamous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • agamic — [ə gam′ik] adj. [Gr agamos, not married < a , not + gamos, marriage: see GAMO ] Biol. 1. asexual; having no sexual union 2. able to develop without fertilization by the male; parthenogenetic …   English World dictionary

  • agamic — agaminis statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Kuriam nebūdingas lytinis dauginimasis, kuris dauginasi nelytiniu būdu. atitikmenys: angl. agamic rus. агамный ryšiai: sinonimas – nelytinis …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • agamic — adjective Etymology: Greek agamos unmarried, from a + gamos marriage Date: 1850 asexual, parthenogenetic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • agamic — agamically, adv. /euh gam ik/, adj. 1. Biol. a. asexual. b. occurring without sexual union; germinating without impregnation; not gamic. 2. Bot., Mycol. cryptogamic. Also, agamous /ag euh meuhs/. [1840 50; < Gk ágam(os) unwed (a A 6 + gámos… …   Universalium

  • agamic — adjective Occurring without the union of male and female gametes; asexual …   Wiktionary

  • agamic — Denoting nonsexual reproduction, as by fission, budding, etc. SYN: agamous. * * * agam·ic ( )ā gam ik adj ASEXUAL, PARTHENOGENETIC agam·i·cal·ly i k(ə )lē adv …   Medical dictionary

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  • agamic — [ə gamɪk] adjective Biology reproducing asexually; asexual. Origin C19: from Gk agamos unmarried + ic …   English new terms dictionary

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