Meaning of androgenesis in English:

androgenesis

Pronunciation /ˌandrə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/

noun

Biology
  • A form of uniparental inheritance in which only the paternal genes contribute to the genome of the offspring, occurring chiefly as a rare abnormality or by artificial induction.

    Androgenesis as a natural form of reproduction is known in a very small number of plant and animal species.

Origin

Late 19th century (in an earlier sense). From andro- + -genesis.