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Descriptor English: Parthenogenesis
Descriptor Spanish: Partenogénesis
Descriptor Portuguese: Partenogênese
Descriptor French: Parthénogenèse
Entry term(s): Arrhenotoky
Automixis
Parthenogeneses
Thelytoky
Tree number(s): G08.686.784.830.500
G15.547
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010312
Scope note: A unisexual reproduction without the fusion of a male and a female gamete (FERTILIZATION). In parthenogenesis, an individual is formed from an unfertilized OVUM that did not complete MEIOSIS. Parthenogenesis occurs in nature and can be artificially induced.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
DeCS ID: 10503
Unique ID: D010312
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/23
Parthenogenesis - Preferred
Concept UI M0015981
Scope note A unisexual reproduction without the fusion of a male and a female gamete (FERTILIZATION). In parthenogenesis, an individual is formed from an unfertilized OVUM that did not complete MEIOSIS. Parthenogenesis occurs in nature and can be artificially induced.
Preferred term Parthenogenesis
Entry term(s) Parthenogeneses
Thelytoky - Narrower
Concept UI M000614676
Preferred term Thelytoky
Automixis - Narrower
Concept UI M000614677
Preferred term Automixis
Arrhenotoky - Narrower
Concept UI M000614678
Preferred term Arrhenotoky



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