geno-, gen-, genit-, gener-, -gen

(Greek > Latin: race, kind; line of descent; origin, creation; pertaining to sexual relations, reproduction, or heredity; and more recently, a gene or genes)

ovigenous
ovogenesis
ovulogenous
oxygenotaxis, oxygenotactic
A directed response of a motile organism towards or away from an oxygen stimulus.
oxygenotropism, oxygenotropic
An orientation movement induced by an oxygen gradient stimulus.
palingenesis (s) (noun), palingeneses (pl)
1. in religion, the spiritual rebirth of a person by means of baptism.
2. Regeneration, birth over again; revival, re-animation, resuscitation.
3. In medicine, the regeneration or restoration of a lost body part.
4. The appearances of ancestral characteristics in successive generations.
palingenetic (adjective), more palingenetic, most palingenetic
Relating to, belonging to, or of the nature of the reproduction of ancestral characteristics of an organism from its embryo stage to an adult level.
parhenogenetically
In a parthenogenetic manner; in the way of or by means of parthenogenesis.
parthenogenesis
1. A form of reproduction in which an unfertilized egg develops into a new individual, occurring commonly among insects and certain other arthropods.
2. Reproduction without concourse of opposite sexes or union of sexual elements.
3. Reproduction from a gamete without fertilization, occurring most commonly in invertebrates and lower plants. Formerly also: asexual reproduction, as by fission or budding.
4. Also see tychoparthenogenesis in this unit.
parthenogenetic, parthenogenous, parthenogeny
1. In biology, pertaining to, of the nature of, or characterized by parthenogenesis; reproducing by parthenogenesis.
2. Born of a virgin; as a parthenogenetic deity.
parthenogenone
An organism of parthenogenetic origin, having only one parent.
parthogenesis
A form of reproduction in which an unfertilized egg develops into a new individual, occurring commonly among insects and certain other arthropods.
pathogenesis
The origin and developmental course of a disease or mental disorder.
pathogeny
The development of morbid conditions or of a disease.
pelogenous
Mud-producing or clay-producing.