Meaning of amphimixis

am•phi•mix•is

Pronunciation: (am"fu-mik'sis), [key]
— pl. -mix•es
  1. the merging of the nuclei of the sperm and egg cells; sexual reproduction.
  2. the combining of anal and genital eroticism in the development of sexuality.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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