gynander

noun
gy·​nan·​der
plural -s

Definition of gynander

: a mosaic individual made up of diploid female portions of biparental origin and haploid male portions originating from an extra egg or sperm nucleus

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History and Etymology for gynander

gyn- + -ander (from Greek andr-, anēr)

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“Gynander.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gynander. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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