Gonochorism Gon`o*cho"rism, n. [Gr. ? offspring + ? to separate.] (a) Separation of the sexes in different individuals; -- opposed to hermaphroditism. (b) In ontogony, differentiation of male and female individuals from embryos having the same rudimentary sexual organs. (c) In phylogeny, the evolution of distinct sexes in species previously hermaphrodite or sexless. [1913 Webster]

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  • gonochorism — gonochorism. См. раздельнополость. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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  • раздельнополость — gonochorism гонохоризм, раздельнополость. Cистема строгой однополости организмов, т.е. каждая особь либо самец, либо самка (в ботанике Г. = двудомность). (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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