Definition of Metagenesis. Meaning of Metagenesis. Synonyms of Metagenesis

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Definition of Metagenesis

Metagenesis
Metagenesis Met`a*gen"e*sis, n. [Pref. meta- + genesis.] 1. (Biol.) The change of form which one animal species undergoes in a series of successively produced individuals, extending from the one developed from the ovum to the final perfected individual. Hence, metagenesis involves the production of sexual individuals by nonsexual means, either directly or through intervening sexless generations. Opposed to monogenesis. See Alternate generation, under Generation. 2. (Biol.) Alternation of sexual and asexual or gemmiparous generations; -- in distinction from heterogamy.

Meaning of Metagenesis from wikipedia

- Alternation of generations (also known as metagenesis) is the type of life cycle that occurs in those plants and algae in the Archaeplastida and the Heterokontophyta...
- ****ually) is sometimes called "alternation of a****ual and ****ual phases" or "metagenesis", but should not be confused with the alternation of generations as found...
- Mesocestoides sp.) can reproduce a****ually through budding, which initiates a metagenesis of alternating ****ually and a****ually reproducing generations. A tapeworm...
- and Oceania. Like other spore-bearing plants, Aglaomorpha exhibits metagenesis or the alternation of generations. One generation being the diploid multicellular...
- José M. (2015-07-08). "The elusive life cycle of scyphozoan jellyfishmetagenesis revisited". Scientific Reports. 5 (1): 12037. doi:10.1038/srep12037....
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