androgenous


androgenous
adj. [Gr. aner, male; genes, producing]
Pertaining to the production of males or male gametes.

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  • androgenous — [an drä′jə nəs] adj. [ ANDRO + GENOUS] Biol. producing only male offspring …   English World dictionary

  • androgenous — /an droj euh neuhs/, adj. Biol. pertaining to the production of or tending to produce male offspring. [1750 60; ANDRO + GENOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • androgenous — adjective Of, pertaining to, or producing androgens; androgenic …   Wiktionary

  • androgenous — Giving birth to males. * * * an·drog·e·nous (an drojґə nəs) [andro + genous] pertaining or tending to the production of male rather than female offspring …   Medical dictionary

  • androgenous —  , androgynous  The first applies to the production of male offspring; the second means having both male and female characteristics …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • androgenous — adj. having both male and female characteristics with neither being dominant …   English contemporary dictionary

  • androgenous — an·drog·e·nous …   English syllables

  • androgenous — an•drog•e•nous [[t]ænˈdrɒdʒ ə nəs[/t]] adj. med dvl pertaining to the production of or tending to produce male offspring • Etymology: 1750–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • androgenous — adjective of or related to androgenesis • Syn: ↑androgenetic • Pertains to noun: ↑androgenesis, ↑androgenesis (for: ↑androgenetic) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • androgenous, androgynous —    The first applies to the production of male offspring; the second means having both male and female characteristics …   Dictionary of troublesome word


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