gynogenesis definition

  • noun:
    • Parthenogenesis when the egg is activated by sperm, but without fusion of this egg and sperm nuclei.
    • feminine parthenogenesis where the embryo includes only maternal chromosomes because of the failure of semen to fuse aided by the egg nucleus
    • feminine parthenogenesis where the embryo includes just maternal chromosomes as a result of failure associated with sperm to fuse with the egg nucleus

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