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digenesis


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Digenesis  \Di*gen"e*sis\,  n.  [Pref.  di-  +  genesis.]  (Biol.) 
  The  faculty  of  multiplying  in  two  ways;  --  by  ova  fecundated 
  by  spermatic  fluid,  and  asexually,  as  by  buds.  See 
  {Parthenogenesis}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  digenesis 
  n  :  alternation  of  sexual  and  asexual  generations  [syn:  {metagenesis}] 




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