arrhenokaryotic

adjective
ar·​rhe·​no·​kar·​y·​ot·​ic | \ ¦arəˌnōˌkarē¦atik, ə¦rēˌ- \

Definition of arrhenokaryotic

: of or relating to a blastomere possessing only chromosomes of paternal origin

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History and Etymology for arrhenokaryotic

Greek arrhen-, arrhēn male + English -o- + kary- + -otic

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“Arrhenokaryotic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arrhenokaryotic. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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