gynandromorph


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gynandromorph

[gī′nan·drə‚mȯrf]
(biology)
An individual of a dioecious species made up of a mosaic of tissues of male and female genotypes.
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Gynandromorph and intersex: Potential to understand the mechanism of sex determination in arthropods.
Chickens aren't the only animals that can become gynandromorphs. Zebra finches, pigeons and parrots, as well as other kinds of animals, have grown up with the same mix, Michael Clinton told Science News.
These aberrations and several perfect and near-perfect bilateral gynandromorphs (half dark and half yellow) probably reflect developmental anomalies (Blanchard and Descimon 1988) and intersexes but may also be related to somatic modification of the expression or suppression of dark color (Scriber and Evans 1988a).
Who would have thought that "Hot Dog" Sturtevant, the man who by his late twenties had already developed linkage mapping, discovered gynandromorphs, studied courtship behavior, and was about to develop fate mapping would have worked in a lab in which there was a "jumble of bottles and equipment piled on the desks, .