male heterogamety

male heterogamety

[′māl ¦hed·ə·rō¦gam·əd·ē]
(genetics)
The production by males of some species, such as humans and Drosophila, of two types of gametes that differ in their sex chromosome content.
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Production of all female and sterile coho salmon, and experimental evidence for male heterogamety.
Production of all-female and sterile coho salmon, and experimental evidence for male heterogamety.