thelytoky

noun
the·​lyt·​o·​ky | \ thə-ˈlit-ə-kē How to pronounce thelytoky (audio) \
plural thelytokies

Medical Definition of thelytoky

: parthenogenesis in which only female offspring are produced — compare arrhenotoky, deuterotoky

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“Thelytoky.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/thelytoky. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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