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- noun That kind of parthenogenesis in which only female offspring are produced.
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- noun biology A form of
parthenogenesisin which femalesare produced from unfertilized eggs.
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From Ancient Greek θῆλυς ("female") + τόκος ("birth")
thelytoky: parthenogenesis in which only males are produced
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