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Parthenogenesis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Parthenogenesis
Tree Number(s)
G08.686.784.830.500
G15.547
Unique ID
D010312
RDF Unique Identifier
http://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.
Entry Term(s)
Arrhenotoky
Automixis
Thelytoky
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/23
Parthenogenesis Preferred
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