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Search Results for: dimorphism

Sexual dimorphism

Sexual Dimorphism Definition Sexual dimorphism refers to the morphological differences (in form or appearance) between... Read More

Dimorphism

Dimorphism Having two different distinct forms of individuals within the same species or two different distinct forms of... Read More

Polymorphism

Polymorphism Definition The occurrence of two or more different forms or morphs in the population of a species is referred... Read More

Sexual reproduction

Sexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction involving the fusion of haploid female gamete (egg cell) and haploid male... Read More

Lesser ape

Definition noun, plural: lesser apes Any of the apes of the family Hylobatidae (gibbons) characterized by being relatively... Read More

Sexual

sexual Of or pertaining to sex, or the sexes; distinguishing sex; peculiar to the distinction and office of male or female;... Read More

Seasonal

seasonal Of or pertaining to the seasons. (Science: zoology) Seasonal dimorphism, the condition of having two distinct... Read More

Trimorphism

trimorphism 1. (Science: chemistry) The property of crystallizing in three forms fundamentally distinct, as is the case with... Read More

Schistosoma

Definition noun (taxonomy) A genus of the Phylum Platyhelminthes that is comprised of parasitic... Read More

Gynaecophore

Definition noun, plural: gynecophores A receptacle, often in the ventral body, of certain adult male animals (dioecious... Read More

Ascaris

Definition noun A genus comprised of species of parasitic nematodes characterized by resembling earthworms and having... Read More

Wuchereria bancrofti

Definition A species of the family Onchocercidae that infects the lymphatic system and causes lymphatic... Read More

Dimorphous

Dimorphous 1. (Science: biology) Characterised by dimorphism; occurring under two distinct forms, not dependent on sex;... Read More

Great ape

Definition noun, plural: great apes Any of the apes belonging to the family Hominidae, such as chimpanzees, gorillas,... Read More

Tuatara

Definition noun, plural: tuatara or tuataras A nocturnal lizard-like reptile of the genus Sphenodon that is native to New... Read More

Brown bear

Brown Bear Definition The brown bear (Ursus arctos) is a large bear species. In North America, brown bears are often... Read More