Other Word Forms of Parthenogenesis
Origin of Parthenogenesis
parthen- (biologic and figurative senses: “absence of fertilisation", “asexual reproduction"; theologic sense: “virgin") (from Ancient Greek παρθένος (parthenos, “virgin")) + -o- +"Ž -genesis (“mode of generation") (from Ancient Greek γένεσις (genesis, “origin", “creation", “generation"))
New Latin Greek parthenos virgin genesis
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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