automictic meiotic parthenogenesis

automictic meiotic parthenogenesis
A normal reduction division occurs, followed by the fusion of the two nuclei so that the diploid number of chromosomes is restored; often the female pronucleus fuses with the second polar body nucleus, or two cleavage nuclei may fuse; only females are produced; see facultative meiotic parthenogenesis.

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  • facultative meiotic parthenogenesis — The diploid chromosomal complement in the reduced oocytes is restored by fusion of the second polar nucleus with the egg pronucleus; see automictic meiotic parthenogenesis …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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