monoecious definition

  • adjective:
    • Botany Having unisexual reproductive body organs or flowers, aided by the organs or plants of both sexes borne on a single plant, as with corn and pines.
    • Biology Relating to or exhibiting hermaphroditism; hermaphroditic.
    • obtaining the male and female reproductive body organs on various parts (e.g. various blossoms) of the identical plant as opposed to on split plants (of the same types)
    • hermaphroditic
    • getting the sexes united in one single individual, as when male and feminine blossoms develop upon exactly the same individual plant; hermaphrodite; -- opposed to diœcious.
    • having male and feminine reproductive body organs in identical plant or animal
    • having male and female reproductive body organs in the same plant or animal
  • others:
    • In botany:
    • In phanerogams, getting the stamens and pistils in various flowers on a single plant.
    • In cryptogams, having both male and female body organs on a single person.
    • In zoology, having both male and feminine sexual organs; hermaphrodite; androgynous: used in line with the corresponding consumption in botany: opposed to diœcious.

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