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One entry found for conjugation.
Main Entry: con·ju·ga·tion
Pronunciation: secondarystresskän-jschwa-primarystressgamacr-shschwan
Function: noun
1 : the act of conjugating : the state of being conjugated
2 : a class of verbs having the same type of inflectional forms
3 a : the union of sex cells that are usually of the same size and shape and that in most fungi and some algae serves as a simple form of sexual reproduction b : a method of reproduction in ciliated protozoans (as a paramecium) that involves the formation of a bridge of cytoplasm between two individuals, the exchange of material in their nuclei, and the division of each individual after they separate

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