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hermaphroditic

[hər‚ma·frə′did·ik]
(botany)
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In many hermaphroditic animals, a single organ (the ovotestis) produces both ova and sperm; since self-renewing cells in the ovotestis may give rise to both cell types throughout life, ova in hermaphrodites could in theory have undergone as many cell divisions as sperm (Davison, 2006).
(7.) Robertson and Choat, "Protogynous Hermaphroditism;" DY Shapiro, "Social Behavior, Group Structure, and the Control of Sex Reversal in Hermaphroditic Fish," Advances in the Study of Behavior, 10 (1979), 43-102.
then it is possible that sperm may also be able to distinguish between self eggs and non-self eggs based on the same factors in hermaphroditic species.
Hermaphroditic CyClone connectors are ideal for applications requiring frequent mating between parts such as copiers, printers, networking hubs and servers, and automation and industrial machinery.
(16) Judith Haber has argued that Marlowe presents Neptune's self-inflicted wound as an image of castration, "an image (but only an image) of a man who is both intact and lacking."" Even if these hermaphroditic images are merely images, their accrual in the figure of Hero is undeniable.
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nomades from Buleji found in ripe (3) state with female gametes and developing (2) male follicles in hermaphroditic individuals.
The competitive species' alien sperm not only goes on rampages but can actually push aside the smaller sperm from males of the mostly hermaphroditic species.
I experimentally measured the fitness effects of polyandry versus monogamy in two hermaphroditic sea slugs (Alderia willowi and A.
Hermaphroditic designs are less unique than they use to be, but they still challenge the connector designer.
This will become a leitmotif in every other nineteenth-century novel about a hermaphrodite and even in several novels with hermaphroditic main characters.
The categorial and not only the referential property of names (Anderson 2007: 119) is also proved by the fact that gender is often conveyed through names and that, on the other hand, there are hermaphroditic names (Anderson 2007: 112) that show no differentiation in gender.