amphimixis

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amphimixis

[‚am·fə′mik·səs]
(physiology)
The union of egg and sperm in sexual reproduction.
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rossius can suddenly switch from amphimictic to unisexual populations; also the reverse can occur, although rarely (reviews in Scali 1968 and Scali et al.
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