Translation of parthenogenesis in Spanish:

parthenogenesis

partenogénesis, n.

Pronunciation /ˌpɑːθɪnə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪsɪs//ˌpɑrθənoʊˈdʒɛnəsəs/

noun

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    partenogénesis feminine
    • In asexual reproduction, eggs develop without fertilization, a process called parthenogenesis.
    • Some species consist only of females that produce their daughters from unfertilized eggs, a type of reproduction called parthenogenesis.
    • Reproductive modes include sexual reproduction and parthenogenesis, but much remains to be known about development.
    • This process is known as parthenogenesis, where unfertilized eggs develop into embryos without sperm.
    • Gynogenesis is like parthenogenesis in that diploid zygotes inheriting all chromosomes from their mother can develop without a genetic contribution from males.