- , androgynousThe first applies to the production of male offspring; the second means having both male and female characteristics.
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androgenous — [an drä′jə nəs] adj. [ ANDRO + GENOUS] Biol. producing only male offspring … English World dictionary
androgenous — adj. [Gr. aner, male; genes, producing] Pertaining to the production of males or male gametes … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology
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 — 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