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Usage examples for parthenogenetic

  1. How the males are formed- for of course males are eventually produced by the parthenogenetic females- we do not know. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  2. Eggs capable of parthenogenetic development, produced in large numbers in the ovaries of these females, give rise to young which, developing within the body of the mother, are born in an active state. – The Life-Story of Insects by Geo. H. Carpenter
  3. The chief difference in this case then is that the reduction in the male to the N or simplex condition takes place in two stages, one in the parthenogenetic ovum, one in the gametes of the mature male. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  4. The parthenogenetic ovum of the bee is male, and yet it is an ovum capable only of producing spermatozoa. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  5. A parthenogenetic ovum gives off one polar body- though without reduction in the number of chromosomes- and then proceeds by asexual multiplication or ordinary cell division to build up a body. – Herbert Spencer by J. Arthur Thomson