apomictic

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apomictic (comparative more apomictic, superlative most apomictic)

  1. (botany, zoology) Of or pertaining to apomixis.
    • 1982, Graham Bell, The Masterpiece of Nature: The Evolution and Genetics of Sexuality[1]:
      I have found no definite reports of apomictic turbellarians, although the stenostomid Rhynchoscolex is said neither to reproduce by fission (but see Pennak, 1978) nor to possess a male system (Sterrer and Rieger, 1974).

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