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deuterotoky

[doo-tuh-rot-uh-kee, dyoo-] /ˌdu təˈrɒt ə ki, ˌdyu-/
noun
1.
production of both males and females parthenogenetically.
Origin
1890-1895
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
Word Origin
from deutero- + -toky from Greek tokos bringing forth
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