An organism that reproduces by parthenogenesis.

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  • parthenogenesis — noun /ˌpɑːθᵻnəʊˈʤɛnᵻsɪs,ˌpɑːθənəʊˈʤɛnɪsɪs,ˌpɑɻθənoʊˈʤɛnəsəs/ a) Reproduction by the development of a single gamete (viz. an ovum or ovule) without fertilisation by a gamete of the opposite sex; compare , . We may learn, to be sure, plenty of… …   Wiktionary

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