deuterotoky

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

production of both males and females parthenogenetically.

Nearby words

  1. deuteronomist,
  2. deuteronomy,
  3. deuteropathy,
  4. deuteroplasm,
  5. deuterostome,
  6. deuto-,
  7. deuton,
  8. deutoplasm,
  9. deutsch,
  10. deutsch, babette

Origin of deuterotoky

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

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British Dictionary definitions for deuterotoky

deuterotoky

noun

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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