mixis

\\ˈmiksə̇s\ noun (-es)
Etymology: Greek, act of mixing, from mignynai to mix — more at mix
: the state characteristic of those organisms in which fertilization and related processes result in the existence of well-marked, alternating, diploid and haploid phases — compare apomixis

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  • -mixis — ˈmiksə̇s noun combining form (plural mixes) Etymology: New Latin mixis, from Greek, act of mingling, act of mixing, from mixis : an intermingling in reproduction apomixis endo …   Useful english dictionary

  • mixis — (греч.) 1) смешивание, смешение, совокупление: 2) скользкий, липкий …   Словарь ботанических терминов

  • -mixis — mix·is …   English syllables

  • mixis — mix·is …   English syllables

  • -mixis — aff. a combining form meaning “mingling,”“mating,”“reproduction”: amphimixis[/ex] • Etymology: < Gk, =mig(nýnai)to mix + sis sis …   From formal English to slang

  • Amphimixis — Am|phi|mị|xis 〈f.; ; unz.〉 Vermischung väterlicher u. mütterlicher Erbanlagen durch Amphigonie [<grch. amphi „zweifach“ + mixis „Vermischung“] * * * Amphimịxis   [griechisch mĩxis »Mischung«] die, , die geschlechtliche Vereinigung von… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Apomixis — Apo|mị|xis 〈f.; ; unz.; Oberbegriff für〉 verschiedene Formen der ungeschlechtl. Fortpflanzung [<grch. apo „weg“ + mixis „Vermischung, Begattung“] * * * Apomịxis   [zu apo... und griechisch mĩxis »Mischung«] die, , bei Pflanzen die… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Panmixie — Pan|mi|xie 〈f. 19; Biol.〉 allgemeine Kreuzbarkeit aller Tiere od. Pflanzen, die zu einer Population gehören [<grch. pan „alles, jedes“ + mixis „vermischen“] * * * Panmixie   [zu griechisch mĩxis »Mischung«] die, /... xi |en, zufallsbedingte… …   Universal-Lexikon

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