[ ar-uh-not-uh-kee ]
/ ˌær əˈnɒt ə ki /
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parthenogenesis in which only males are produced.
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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 arrhenotokyar·rhe·not·o·kous, adjective
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Arrhenotoky: parthenogenetic reproduction when the progeny are all males: see thelyotoky and deuterotoky.
Deuterotoky: parthenogenetic reproduction when the progeny are male and female: see arrhenotoky and thelyotoky.