- production of both males and females parthenogenetically.
Origin of deuterotoky
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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.
Thelyotoky: parthenogenetic reproduction when the progeny are all females see Arrhenotoly and Deuterotoky.
- biology parthenogenesis in which both males and females are produced
from deutero- + -toky from Greek tokos bringing forth