deuterotoky

[ doo-tuh-rot-uh-kee, dyoo- ]

noun
  1. production of both males and females parthenogenetically.

Origin of deuterotoky

1
1890–95; deutero- + Greek -tokia, equivalent to -tok(os) child (akin to tíktein to bear) + -ia-y3

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deuterotoky

/ (ˌdjuːtəˈrɒtəkɪ) /


noun
  1. biology parthenogenesis in which both males and females are produced

Origin of deuterotoky

1
from deutero- + -toky from Greek tokos bringing forth

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