Definition of agamic in English:

agamic

adjective

Biology
  • Asexual; reproducing asexually:

    ‘winged agamic females’
    • ‘Using molecular markers, apomixis was shown to have arisen frequently and independently during the evolution of this agamic complex.’
    • ‘The particular groups that I study are agamic complexes in the sunflower family.’
    • ‘In most cases, some kind of agamic fusion of protists can be considered as its prerequisite.’
    • ‘Nor is there any evidence that agamic and gamic oviposition on a particular leaf is inversely related.’
    • ‘In most cases it was agamic fusions of protists that preceded the origin of sexual process.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: from Greek agamos unmarried + -ic.

Pronunciation:

agamic

/əˈɡamɪk/