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thelytoky

[thi-lit-uh-kee] /θɪˈlɪt ə ki/
noun
1.
parthenogenesis in which only females are produced.
Also, thelyotoky
[thel-ee-ot-uh-kee] /ˌθɛl iˈɒt ə ki/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; < Greek thēlytokía, equivalent to thêly(s) female + tók(os) parturition, offspring + -ia -y3
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