A plant species in which male and female flowers form on different plants.

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  • dioecious — [dī ē′shəs] adj. [< DI 1 + Gr oikos, a house (see ECO ) + OUS] Biol. having the male reproductive organs in one individual and the female organs in another; having separate sexes dioeciously adv. dioecism [dī ē′siz΄əm] n …   English World dictionary

  • Dioecious — Dioecian Di*[oe] cian, Dioecious Di*[oe] cious, a. (Biol.) Having the sexes in two separate individuals; applied to plants in which the female flowers occur on one individual and the male flowers on another of the same species, and to animals in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dioecious plant — dioecious plant. См. двудомное растение. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • dioecious plant — dvinamis augalas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Augalas, kurio kuokeliniai (vyriški) ir piesteliniai (moteriški) žiedai yra skirtinguose individuose. atitikmenys: angl. dioecious plant rus. двудомное растение …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • dioecious — adjective Etymology: ultimately from Greek di + oikos Date: 1752 1. having male reproductive organs in one individual and female in another 2. having staminate and pistillate flowers borne on different individuals • dioecism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dioecious — specie sin which the sexes are separate …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • dioecious — adj. [Gr. dis, twice; oikos, house] Separate sexes; males and females being different individuals; gonochoristic; unisexual; opposed to monoecious …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • dioecious — Flowering plants in which the sexes are separate; each plant is either male or female and flowers have either stamens or pistils but not both …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • dioecious — dioeciously, adv. dioeciousness, n. dioecism /duy ee siz euhm/, n. /duy ee sheuhs/, adj. Biol. (esp. of plants) having the male and female organs in separate and distinct individuals; having separate sexes. Also, diecious. [1740 50; < NL… …   Universalium

  • dioecious — adjective a) Having the male and female reproductive organs on separate plants (of the same species) rather than different parts of the same plant. b) Having two distinct sexes. Ant: monoecious …   Wiktionary

  • dioecious — di·oe·cious (di eґshəs) diecious …   Medical dictionary

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