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 male produced a sibship with a sex ratio of 23 males:37 females, well in the range of amphimictic B.
The androgenetic recreation of parental amphimictic specimens is unknown among other animal groups.
Almost every second clone is unique, a level of variability approaching that of an amphimictic species, the more so if the limited sampling intensity is considered.