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unisexual

(of some organisms) having either male or female reproductive organs but not both
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Synapomorphies uniting Canrightia with the crown group are sessile flowers, inferior ovary, one perianth whorl, and orthotropous ovule, while the crown group is further united by unisexual flowers, one stamen, and one carpel.
Histocompatibility analysis of clonal diversity in unisexual hybrids of the killifishes Fundulus heteroclitus and Fundulus diaphanus.
The unisexual, internally fertilised, live-bearing Amazon molly-fish Poecilia formosa (Girard, 1859) from northeast Mexico and southern Texas is a well-known gynogen.
Changes in prevalence and intensity of larvae in an opportunistically collected sample of faeces should reflect changes in the proportion of fawns in the population, as well as weather-related transmission rates determining the frequency of sterile unisexual infections.
Unisexual (all female) Ambystoma salamanders produce offspring using a special form of reproduction known as kleptogenesis, in which insemination by a sexual male species is necessary to trigger egg development, but the male's genome is often not incorporated into the zygote.
Deceitful pollination by anther-mimicking stigma had been known earlier only in cases of species with unisexual flowers.
Male phase of coenanthia lasted an average of 38 days in Dorstenia arifolia (12 days in unisexual male coenanthia) and 19 days in D.
Contract awarded for Unisexual district maintenance business consignment
Geographical distribution of the unisexual whiptail Cnemidophorus neomexicanus (Sauria: Teiidae)-present and past.
1- All fireflies are unisexual, so that one firefly will be attracted to all other fireflies.