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- reproduction, as budding, fission, or spore formation, not involving the union of gametes.
- Reproduction occurring without the sexual union of male and female gametes.
- See under reproduction.
The kind of reproduction in which it is not necessary to have two parents to produce offspring. The reproduction oforganisms through fission, and the production of in some plants and plantlike organisms, are examples of asexual reproduction.