condition where the sex of an individual is sexually predetermined at birth or hatching and do not change sex.
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Gon`o·cho'rism noun [ Greek ... 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...
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Separation of the sexes in different individuals; opposed to hermaphroditism. ... In ontogony, differentiation of male and female individuals from embryos having the same rudimentary sexual organs. ... In phylogeny, the evolution of distinct sexes in species previously hermaphrodite or sexless. ... ...
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• (n.) In ontogony, differentiation of male and female individuals from embryos having the same rudimentary sexual organs. • (n.) In phylogeny, the evolution of distinct sexes in species previously hermaphrodite or sexless. • (n.) Separation of the sexes in different individuals; -- o...
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gonochorism Differentiation of the gonads with normal development of the reproductive organs appropriate to the sex; the opposite of hermaphroditism.
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In biology, gonochorism (Greek offspring + disperse) or unisexualism describes sexually reproducing species in which individuals have just one of at least two distinct sexes. The term is most often used with animals (whereas dioecious is usually used with plants). The sex of an individual may chang...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: gon-ok′ōr-izm, -ō-riz′mŭs Definitions: 1. Normal gonadal differentiation appropriate to the sex.
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