Definition of Androgenesis

1. Noun. Male parthenogenesis in which the embryo contains only paternal chromosomes due to the failure of the egg nucleus to participate in fertilization.

Exact synonyms: Androgeny
Generic synonyms: Parthenogenesis, Parthenogeny
Derivative terms: Androgenetic, Androgenous, Androgenic



Definition of Androgenesis

1. [n -GENESES]

Medical Definition of Androgenesis

1. Egg development in the presence of paternal chromosomes only. Origin: andro-+ G. Genesis, production (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Androgenesis

androcentric
androcentrism
androcracy
androecia
androecium
androgen-binding proteins
androgen-dependent secretory protease
androgen antagonists
androgen binding protein
androgen resistance syndromes
androgen unit
androgenemia
androgeneses
androgenesis (current term)
androgenetic
androgenic
androgenic alopecia
androgenic hairs
androgenic hormone
androgenic zone
androgenization
androgenous
androgenously
androgeny

Literary usage of Androgenesis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biotechnology: Forestry and Forest Products: Bibliography January 1990 by Lara Wiggert (1995)
"N32 androgenesis in Quercus petraea, Fagus sylvatica, and Aesculus hippocastanum. Jorgensen, J. New York, NY : Plenum Press. NATO ASI series : Series A ..."

2. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Record Association (London, England), Zoological Society of London (1873)
"... (for which he proposes to adopt Breyer's term androgenesis, referring to the power possessed by the unimpregnated ova of producing male individuals). ..."

3. Lippincott's Medical dictionary: A Complete Vocabulary of the Terms Used in by Ryland W. Greene, Joseph Thomas (1906)
"Flow of milk from the mamma of the male. androgenesis (an-dro-jen'e-sis, L. an-dro-ge'- ne-sis). ..."

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