polyembryonic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

poly- +‎ embryonic

Adjective[edit]

polyembryonic (not comparable)

  1. (botany) Polyembryonate.
    • 2009, Richard E. Litz, The Mango: Botany, Production and Uses, ISBN 1845934903, page 369:
      Polyembryony is common in mango cultivars that originated and are grown in the moist tropics. In Knight et al. (Chapter 3, this volume), there is a survey of the major polyembryonic and monoembryonic mango cultivars.
    • 2013, John Avise, Evolutionary Perspectives on Pregnancy, ISBN 0231160607, page 157:
      However, the phenomenon of sporadic polyembryony might be underreported for many sexual species because, to my knowledge, no one has searched methodically- using suitable genetic markers- for polyembryonic (clonemate) progeny in nature.

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