thelyotokous


thelyotokous
Having only female offspring

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • thelyotokous — thel·y·ot·o·kous …   English syllables

  • thelyotokous — adjective see thelytokous …   Useful english dictionary

  • thelyotoky — n. [Gr. thelys, female; tokos, offspring] A type of parthenogenesis in which unfertilized eggs develop into females; thelytoica; thelyotokous a; see arrenotoky, deuterotoky, amphitoky …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • thelytokous — /thi lit euh keuhs/, adj. pertaining to or produced by thelytoky. Also, thelyotokous /thel ee ot euh keuhs/. [1875 80; < Gk thelytókos. See THELYTOKY, OUS] * * * …   Universalium


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