n. [Gr. deuteros, second; gyne, woman]
A female of a species which is morphologically different from the primogyne and has no male counterpart; see protogyne.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • protogyne — n. [Gr. protos, first; gyne, woman] A female that resembles the male of the same species; a normal female; see primogyne, deutogyne …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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