self-sterile
adjective Date: 1876 sterile to its own pollen or sperm • self-sterility noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • self-sterile — [self′ster′əl] adj. Biol. incapable of self fertilization self sterility [self′stə ril′ə tē] n …   English World dictionary

  • self-sterile — /self ster il/ or, esp. Brit., / uyl, self /, adj. Zool. incapable of self fertilization. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • self-sterile — adjective Incapable of self fertilization. Ant: self fertile …   Wiktionary

  • self-sterile — adjective Biology incapable of self fertilization. Derivatives self sterility noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • self-sterile — adj. Biol. not being self fertile. Derivatives: self sterility n …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-sterility — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : the quality or state of being self sterile * * * self sterilˈity noun • • • Main Entry: ↑self …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-fertile — adjective Capable of self fertilization. Ant: self sterile …   Wiktionary

  • self-sterility — noun see self sterile …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • self-impotent — (ˈ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : self sterile …   Useful english dictionary

  • Self-surgery — is the act of performing a surgical procedure on oneself. It can be a rare manifestation of a psychological disorder, an attempt to avoid embarrassment or legal action, or an act taken in extreme circumstances out of necessity. Genital By far the …   Wikipedia

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