thelytoky

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From Ancient Greek θῆλυς ‎(thêlus, female) + τόκος ‎(tókos, birth)

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thelytoky ‎(uncountable)

  1. (biology) A form of parthenogenesis in which females are produced from unfertilized eggs.

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