gonochorism
n. [Gr. gone, that which produces seed; chorismos, separation]
The possession of functional gonads of one sex only (male or female); dioecious. gonochoristic adj..

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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.

  • Gonochorism — In biology, gonochorism ( Greek offspring + disperse) or unisexualism describes sexually reproducing species in which there are at least two distinct sexes. The sex of an individual is most often genetically determined and does not usually change …   Wikipedia

  • gonochorism — those species with sexes separate, the male and female reproductive organs being in different individuals, as opposed to hermaphroditic, gynogenetic, and hybridogenetic …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • gonochorism — noun The situation in which the individuals of a species are of one of two distinct sexes, and retain that sexuality throughout their lives …   Wiktionary

  • gonochorism — gon·och·o·rism (gon okґə riz əm) [gono 1 + Gr. chōrizein to separate] differentiation of the gonads with normal development of the reproductive organs appropriate to the sex; cf. hermaphroditism …   Medical dictionary

  • gonochorism — gon·o·cho·rism …   English syllables

  • gonochorism — …   Useful english dictionary

  • gonochorism, gonochorismus — Normal gonadal differentiation appropriate to the sex. [G. gone, seed, sex, + chorizo, to separate] …   Medical dictionary

  • 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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