digenesis definition

  • noun:
    • The alternation of intimate and asexual ways of reproduction.
    • The faculty of multiplying in 2 ways; -- by ova fecundated by spermatic substance, and asexually, as by buds. See parthenogenesis.
    • In biology, successive generation by two different processes, as intimate and asexual; parthenogenesis alternating with ordinary intimate reproduction.
    • alternation of sexual and asexual generations
    • The alternation of sexual and asexual ways of reproduction.
    • The faculty of multiplying in 2 methods; -- by ova fecundated by spermatic substance, and asexually, as by buds. See parthenogenesis.
    • In biology, consecutive generation by two various processes, as intimate and asexual; parthenogenesis alternating with ordinary intimate reproduction.
    • alternation of intimate and asexual years

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