from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A method of reproduction in which the parents and offspring are alike.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. That method of reproduction in which the successive generations are alike, the offspring, either animal or plant, running through the same cycle of existence as the parent; gamogenesis; -- opposed to heterogenesis.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In biology, the ordinary course of generation, in which the offspring is like the parent and runs through the same cycle of development. It contrasts with certain special modes of generation, as heterogenesis, xenogenesis, parthenogenesis, etc.
homo- + genesis (Wiktionary)