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- 1. Sexual reproduction: the regular alteRNA tion of meiosis and fertilization which provides for the production of offspring. The main biological significance of sexual reproduction lies in the phenomenon of recombination. 2. Asexual or agamic reproduction: the development of a new individual from a single cell or group of cells in the absence of meiosis. See: apomixis.
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- androgenesis, asexual propagation, egg, fertilization, germ line gene therapy, karyogamy, polyspermy, pro-nucleus, Pronucleus, Sexual reproduction, zygote