Polyembryony

Development of a single zygote into more than one offspring. However, as Michael Becwar has pointed out, there is a type of polyembryony where more than one egg is fertilized per ovule, therefore, resulting in multiple zygotes per each seed.
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Polyembryony

Polyembryony is the phenomenon of two or more embryos developing from a single fertilized egg (in humans, identical twins). Polyembryony occurs regularly in many plants and animals. The nine banded armadillo, for instance, usually gives birth to four identical young. Polyembryony is best known among parasitoid insects of the order Hymenoptera, fam...
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Polyembryony

• (n.) The production of two or more embryos in one seed, due either to the existence and fertilization of more than one embryonic sac or to the origination of embryos outside of the embryonic sac.
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Polyembryony

Pol`y·em'bry·o·ny noun [ See Poly- , and Embryo .] (Botany) The production of two or more embryos in one seed, due either to the existence and fertilization of more than one embryonic sac or to the origination of embryos outside of the embryonic sac.
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polyembryony

a condition in which two or more embryos develop from a single fertilized egg, forming what in humans is known as identical twins. A common ... [5 related articles]
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Polyembryony

Having several embryos.
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polyembryony

producing two or more young from the same egg
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Polyembryony

The production of several embryos from a single egg, as in some chalcids.
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polyembryony

Type: Term Pronunciation: pol′ē-em-brē′ō-nē Definitions: 1. Condition of a zygote's giving rise to two or more embryos.
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