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Development of new individual from female gamete without fertilization is termed as:

A
Syngamy
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Embryogenesis
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Oogamy
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D
Parthenogenesis
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The correct option is D Parthenogenesis
Development of an egg (ovum) into a complete individual without fertilization is known as parthenogenesis. It is observed in many invertebrates (rotifers, arthropods), insects (bees, wasps) and some birds, etc.

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