Digenous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Digenous (Biol) Sexually reproductive.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • digenous Bisexual; of or pertaining to both sexes; done by the two sexes; syngenetic; originating from opposite sexes.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. di-, + -genous,

Usage

In literature:

In sexual (digenic) reproduction the formation of the germ cell is brought about by the union in equal parts of both parental idioplasms.
"A Mechanico-Physiological Theory of Organic Evolution" by Carl Von Nägeli
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