noun, plural am·phi·mix·es [am-fuhmik-seez] /ˌæm fəˈmɪk siz/.

  1. Biology. the merging of the nuclei of the sperm and egg cells; sexual reproduction.
  2. Psychoanalysis. the combining of anal and genital eroticism in the development of sexuality.

noun plural -mixes (-ˈmɪksiːz)

  1. true sexual reproduction by the fusion of gametes from two organismsCompare apomixis


  1. The union of the sperm and egg in sexual reproduction.
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