deuterotoky


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deuterotoky

(ˌdjuːtəˈrɒtəkɪ)
n
(Biology) biology parthenogenesis in which both males and females are produced
[from deutero- + -toky from Greek tokos bringing forth]
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According to the mode of sex determination, parthenogenesis is classified in: arrhenotoky (unfertilized eggs develop into males, fertilized ones into females), deuterotoky (unfertilized eggs develop into either sex), and thelytoky (unfertilized eggs develop into females) (Mittwoch 1978, de Meeus et al.