homogamous


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homogamous

[hə′mäg·ə·məs]
(biology)
Of or pertaining to homogamy.
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Almost all the homogamous couples reported celebrating all the Hui cultural festivals and none of the Han festivals.
43% of grandfathers have the same professions and farmers were the most homogamous (86.
2002), using a molecular approach, confirmed the monophyly of the group (adding two morphological synapomorphies: homogamous capitula arranged laterally on the branches) and suggested that the Asian clade could be recognized as a distinct tribe.
Contrary to their previous work, they found that "cohabiting couples appear to be more homogamous at higher levels of education than dating or married couples.
Rather, they may see themselves as homogamous by virtue of similarities of class, educational level, values, and so on.
37) The decline of bundling may have led to less homogamous marrying.
8) American mate-selection systems (like most across the world) encouraged homogamous marriage, which restricted people's choices to their own religion, class, education, and, of course, ethnic group.
This is dissimilar to Britain and Germany at the start of the 1990s when about half of couples in the same age range are educationally homogamous.
and is characterized by its herbaceous and cespitose habit as well the presence of solitary and homogamous terminal capitula, alternating leaves largely petiolate, orbicular, hairy, always subtended by large sessil foliaceous bracts.
It is expected, therefore, that dichogamous flowers will have longer lifetimes than homogamous ones, all other things being equal.
Based on the popular television programs of "Bachelor," "Bachelorette," "Blind Date," "Elimidate," and "'Next" an in-class exercise was developed and executed in five sections of a marriage and family course at a large southeastern university whereby students identified a homogamous (homogamy = similarity) partner and went out on a "real" date.
Capitulescences unilaterally spicate, racemose to paniculate; capitula sessile to pedunculate, homogamous, ligulate, one- to five-flowered; receptacle epaleate; involucre multiseriate.