deuterotoky

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

Origin of deuterotoky

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

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

Word Origin for deuterotoky

from deutero- + -toky from Greek tokos bringing forth
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