ampherotoky

noun am·phe·rot·o·ky \ ˌamfəˈrätəkē \
variants: or amphitoky \amˈfidəkē\ or less commonly amphoterotoky \(ˌ)amˌfätəˈrätəkē\

Definition of ampherotoky

plural -es
: parthenogenesis in which both male and female offspring are produced — compare arrhenotoky , thelytoky

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Origin and Etymology of ampherotoky

ampherotoky irregular from Greek amphoteros both + tokos offspring + English -y; amphitoky from amphi- + Greek tokos + English -y; amphoterotoky from Greek amphoteros + tokos + English -y


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