asexually Definition

without involving or requiring sexual reproduction.

Using asexually: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "asexually" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    Some organisms can reproduce asexually, without the need for a mate.

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    Certain plants can propagate asexually through cuttings or grafts.

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    Bacteria can divide and replicate asexually, producing genetically identical offspring.


Summary: asexually in Brief

'Asexually' [ey-sek-shoo-uh-lee] is an adverb that describes a process or reproduction that does not involve sexual reproduction. This can occur in various organisms, such as bacteria, plants, and some animals. Examples of asexual reproduction include propagation through cuttings or grafts, and division and replication of cells.