agamic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj agamic (of reproduction) not involving the fusion of male and female gametes in reproduction
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Agamic (Biol) Produced without sexual union; as, agamic or unfertilized eggs.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • agamic Asexual: in zoology, applied to reproduction without the congress of individuals of opposite sexes, as by fission, budding, encystment, or parthenogenesis; used also of ova capable of germination without impregnation. The word is of general application to asexual reproduction, but has some special applicability to the phenomena of alternate generation or discontinuous development which may intervene in ordinary sexual reproduction. Opposed to gamic. See agamogenesis.
    • agamic In botany, of or pertaining to theAgamæ or cryptogams.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Agamous

Usage

In literature:

Our hero now endeavoured to address them, but was only answered with 'Cha n'eil Beurl agam' i.e.
"Waverley, Or 'Tis Sixty Years Hence, Complete" by Sir Walter Scott
Quinosicus a barraas; no maib-agam cucuanac.
"A Little Book of Filipino Riddles" by Various
Gray himself prefixed these lines from Aeschylus, 'Agam.
"The Prose Works of William Wordsworth" by William Wordsworth
Reperiet, agam, ducemus, mittet.
"Latin for Beginners" by Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge
After great loss of treasure, Hyrieus spread a net, in which Agame'des was caught.
"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama" by E. Cobham Brewer
Agamic -ous: reproducing without union with a male.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
These summer forms are known as the stem mothers or agamic females.
"An Elementary Study of Insects" by Leonard Haseman
Ge do dh' fheudainnse muinghin bhi agam, Phil.
"Elements of Gaelic Grammar" by Alexander Stewart
COELEBS QUID AGAM (L.), being a bachelor, what am I to do?
"Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)" by Various
Sed ego, mihi ipsi ista per quem agam, non habeo.
"Plato and the Other Companions of Sokrates, 3rd ed. Volume I (of 4)" by George Grote
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In news:

In the center of Tel Aviv there is an embarrassing fountain, designed by the wellknown Israeli artist Ya'akov Agam, who lives in Paris.
Nicholas Lea and Agam Darshi in The Crimes of Mike Recket.
Agam Shah covers PCs, tablets, servers, chips and semiconductors for IDG News Service.
Articles by Agam Shah .
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In science:

This obstacle was finally overcome by Andreev, Agam, Simons, and Altshuler (1996).
Random-Matrix Theory of Quantum Transport
There is considerable numerical and analytical evidence that they apply generically to any chaotic cavity, regardless of whether the chaos is due to impurity or to boundary scattering (Bohigas, Giannoni, and Schmit, 1984; Andreev, Agam, Simons, and Altshuler, 1996).
Random-Matrix Theory of Quantum Transport
A microscopic justification for the Gaussian ensemble has been provided by Efetov (1982, 1983) for a disordered metal grain, and by Andreev, Agam, Simons, and Altshuler (1996) for a chaotic billiard (cf.
Random-Matrix Theory of Quantum Transport
Agam, in Supersymmetry and Trace Formulae: Chaos and Disorder edited by I.V.
Review: Superconductivity in ultrasmall metallic grains
Using different approaches, Agam, Altshuler and Andreev and Bogomolny and Keating show that the diagonal and off-diagonal part of the densitydensity correlation are related to a purely classical quantity, which under some approximation reduces to the classical zeta function .
Effect of Boundary Conditions on Fluctuations Measures
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