arrhenotoky

or ar·re·not·o·ky

[ ar-uh-not-uh-kee ]
/ ˌær əˈnɒt ə ki /

noun

parthenogenesis in which only males are produced.

Origin of arrhenotoky

< Greek arrhēnotokía, equivalent to arrhēnotók(os) bearing male offspring (arrhēno- male + tók(os) offspring + -os adj. suffix) + -ia -y3

OTHER WORDS FROM arrhenotoky

ar·rhe·not·o·kous, adjective
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