ameiosis


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ameiosis

[‚ā·mī′ō·səs]
(genetics)
Nonreduction of chromosome number due to suppression failure of one of the two meiotic divisions, resulting n failure to reduce the chromosome complement from diploid to haploid, as in parthenogenesis.
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