Definition of parthenote in English:
An organism produced from an unfertilized ovum, which is incapable of developing beyond the early embryonic stages.
- The resulting cells, called parthenotes, are clones of their mother.
- But genetic tests indicated the Koreans very likely had true embryos, not parthenotes.
- It's not clear that stem cells from human parthenotes would be useful in therapies.
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