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Princeton's WordNet

  1. parthenogenesis, parthenogeny, virgin birthnoun

    human conception without fertilization by a man

  2. parthenogenesis, parthenogenynoun

    process in which an unfertilized egg develops into a new individual; common among insects and some other arthropods


  1. parthenogenynoun



  1. parthenogeny

    Parthenogeny, also known as parthenogenesis, is a mode of asexual reproduction in which offspring develop from unfertilized eggs. It occurs naturally in some plants, invertebrates, and lower vertebrates, but does not typically occur in mammals. The term comes from the Greek words "parthenos" meaning virgin and "genesis" meaning origin or birth.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Parthenogenynoun

    same as Parthenogenesis

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of parthenogeny in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of parthenogeny in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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