meaning of asexually

asexually meaning in General Dictionary

In an asexual way without sexual agency

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  • in an asexual way
  • In an asexual fashion; without sexual company.

asexually meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1862; see asexual + -ly (2).

asexually meaning in General Dictionary

(adv.) In an asexual manner; without intimate company.

Sentence Examples with the word asexually

This fact gave rise in ancient times to the false idea that the tapeworm originated from the union of these segments; and in modern times it has led to the view that the tapeworm is not a segmented organism (the monozoic view), but is a colony composed of the scolex which arises from the embryo and of the proglottides, which are asexually produced buds that, upon or before attaining their full size and maturity, become separated, grow, and, in some cases, live freely for a time, just as the segments of a strobilating jelly-fish grow, separate and become sexual individuals (the polyzoic view).

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