Meaning of paedogenesis in English:

paedogenesis

noun

Zoology
‘In gall midges a phenomenon of rare occurrence among insects may be observed: larval reproduction, or paedogenesis.’
‘In paedogenesis, however, the unfertilized eggs develop much faster than the individual as a whole and mature already during the larval stage.’

Origin

Late 19th century from paedo- + genesis.

Pronunciation

paedogenesis

/ˌpiːdə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/