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Search Results for: parthenogenesis

Parthenogenesis

To reproduce, by definition, means to produce new offspring. The process is referred to as reproduction, which is one of the... Read More

Asexual reproduction

Asexual Reproduction Definition What is asexual reproduction? Asexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction that does not... Read More

Thelytoky

Definition noun A form of parthenogenesis wherein female offspring develops from an unfertilized... Read More

Arrhenotoky

Definition noun A form of parthenogenesis wherein male offspring develops from an unfertilized... Read More

Apomixis

Definition noun, plural: apomixes (1) A type of asexual reproduction without fertilization (2) A type of asexual... Read More

Cloning

Definition noun The process of creating an exact copy of a biological unit (e.g. a DNA sequence, cell, or organism) from... Read More

Pseudogamy

Definition noun (1) A form of parthenogenesis wherein the sperm stimulates the egg cell to develop into an embryo without... Read More

Haplodiploidy

Definition noun A biological system of sex determination as observed in the Hymenopteran species (e.g. ants and bees) where... Read More

Animal

Animal Definition An animal (plural: animals) refers to any of the eukaryotic multicellular organisms of the biological... Read More

Fragmentation

Fragmentation Definition What is fragmentation? In general, fragmentation refers to the state or the process of breaking... Read More

Genome

Definition noun, plural: genomes (1) The complete set of genetic material in an organism (2) The total genetic content in... Read More

Clone

Definition noun, plural: clones A propagating population of organisms, either single cell or multicellular, derived from a... Read More

Amphimixis

Definition noun, plural: amphimixes The union or the fusion of the male and the female gametes during sexual... Read More

Arthropod

Arthropod Definition What is an arthropod? An arthropod is an invertebrate living organism characterized by the presence of... Read More

Deoxyribonucleic acid

Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) Definition A nucleic acid refers to any of the group of complex compounds made up of linear... Read More

Living things

Living Things Definition A living things pertains to any organism or a life form that possesses or shows the... Read More

Biogenesis

Definition noun plural: biogeneses (1) The process in which life forms arise from similar life forms (2) A theory that... Read More

Automixis

Definition noun (botany) Self-fertilization; a mode of fertilization where fertilization takes place on the flower itself,... Read More

Eubacteria

Eubacteria are prokaryotic microorganisms consisting of a single cell lacking a nucleus and containing DNA is a single... Read More