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pistillate

  • adjective bearing or consisting of carpels
    carpellate.
  • adjective satellite having gynoecia, or pistils, the ovule-bearing organ of a seed plant

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radiobiology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies the effects of radiation on living organisms

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devries

  • noun Dutch botanist who rediscovered Mendel's laws and developed the mutation theory of evolution (1848-1935)
    Hugo De Vries; Hugo deVries; De Vries.

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bonnie

  • adjective satellite very pleasing to the eye
    sightly; comely; fair; bonny.
    • my bonny lass
    • there's a bonny bay beyond
    • a comely face
    • young fair maidens

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maleness

  • noun the properties characteristic of the male sex
    masculinity.

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mycology

  • noun the branch of botany that studies fungi and fungus-caused diseases

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hermaphroditism

  • noun congenital condition in which external genitalia and internal sex organs have both male and female characteristics
    hermaphrodism.
  • noun showing characteristics of both sexes
    bisexuality; androgyny.

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vegetal

  • adjective composed of vegetation or plants
    vegetative; vegetational.
    • regions rich in vegetal products
    • vegetational cover
    • the decaying vegetative layer covering a forest floor
  • adjective satellite (of reproduction) characterized by asexual processes
    vegetative.

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john_tradescant

  • noun English botanist who was one of the first to collect specimens of plants (1570-1638)
    Tradescant.

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biologist

  • noun (biology) a scientist who studies living organisms
    life scientist.

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astrobiology

  • noun the branch of biology concerned with the effects of outer space on living organisms and the search for extraterrestrial life
    exobiology; space biology.

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carolus_linnaeus

  • noun Swedish botanist who proposed the modern system of biological nomenclature (1707-1778)
    Karl Linne; Linnaeus; Carl von Linne.

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agamic

  • adjective satellite (of reproduction) not involving the fusion of male and female gametes in reproduction
    agamogenetic; parthenogenetic; apomictic; agamous.

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brown

  • noun an orange of low brightness and saturation
    brownness.
  • noun Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)
    Robert Brown.

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parthenogenetic

  • adjective satellite (of reproduction) not involving the fusion of male and female gametes in reproduction
    agamic; agamogenetic; apomictic; agamous.

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phytology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies plants
    botany.

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physiological

  • adjective of or relating to the biological study of physiology
    • physiological psychology
    • Pavlov's physiological theories
  • adjective satellite of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning
    physiologic.
    • physiologic functions
    • physiological processes

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maidenlike

  • adjective satellite befitting or characteristic of a maiden
    maidenly.
    • a maidenly blush

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young

  • noun any immature animal
    offspring.
  • noun United States film and television actress (1913-2000)
    Loretta Young.

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distaff

  • noun the sphere of work by women
  • noun the staff on which wool or flax is wound before spinning

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biological_science

  • noun the science that studies living organisms
    biology.

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mendelian

  • noun a follower of Mendelism
  • adjective of or relating to Gregor Mendel or in accord with Mendel's laws
    • Mendelian inheritance

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neurobiological

  • adjective of or relating to the biological study of the nervous system
  • adverb with respect to neurobiology
    • explain the phenomenon neurobiologically

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phallic

  • adjective relating to a phallus especially as an embodiment of generative power
    • a phallic cult
    • phallic worship
  • adjective satellite resembling or being a phallus
    priapic.
    • a phallic symbol
    • phallic eroticism
    • priapic figurines

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beauteous

  • adjective satellite (poetic )beautiful, especially to the sight

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feminineness

  • noun the properties characteristic of the female sex
    femaleness.

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immature

  • adjective characteristic of a lack of maturity
    • immature behavior
  • adjective (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth
    young.
    • young people

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macho

  • noun a male exhibiting or characterized by machismo
  • adjective satellite used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner
    butch.

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androgyny

  • noun showing characteristics of both sexes
    bisexuality; hermaphroditism.

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paleodendrology

  • noun the branch of paleobotany that studies fossil trees
    palaeodendrology.

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muliebrity

  • noun the state of being an adult woman
    womanhood.
  • noun the trait of behaving in ways considered typical for women
    femininity.

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manful

  • adjective possessing qualities befitting a man
    manlike; manly.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of a man
    male; manly; manlike; virile.
    • a deep male voice
    • manly sports

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womanly

  • adjective befitting or characteristic of a woman especially a mature woman
    feminine.
    • womanly virtues of gentleness and compassion

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dam

  • noun a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea
    dike; dyke.
  • noun a metric unit of length equal to ten meters
    dekameter; decameter; dekametre; dkm; decametre.

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morphological

  • adjective relating to or concerned with the formation of admissible words in a language
    morphologic.
  • adjective pertaining to geological structure
    geomorphologic; geomorphological; morphologic; structural.
    • geomorphological features of the Black Hills
    • morphological features of granite
    • structural effects of folding and faulting of the earth's surface

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intersexual

  • adjective satellite existing or occurring between the sexes
  • adjective satellite having sexual characteristics intermediate between those of male and female

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botanize

  • verb collect and study plants
    botanise.

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linnaean

  • adjective of or relating to Linnaeus or to the system of taxonomic classification that Linnaeus proposed
    Linnean.

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karl_linne

  • noun Swedish botanist who proposed the modern system of biological nomenclature (1707-1778)
    Linnaeus; Carolus Linnaeus; Carl von Linne.

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william_curtis

  • noun English botanical writer and publisher (1746-1799)
    Curtis.

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botanical

  • noun a drug made from part of a plant (as the bark or root or leaves)
  • adjective of or relating to plants or botany
    botanic.
    • botanical garden

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vegetative

  • adjective of or relating to an activity that is passive and monotonous
    vegetive.
    • a dull vegetative lifestyle
  • adjective composed of vegetation or plants
    vegetal; vegetational.
    • regions rich in vegetal products
    • vegetational cover
    • the decaying vegetative layer covering a forest floor

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structural

  • adjective relating to or caused by structure, especially political or economic structure
    • structural unemployment in a technological society
  • adjective relating to or having or characterized by structure
    • structural engineer
    • structural errors
    • structural simplicity

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cohn

  • noun German botanist who is generally recognized as founding bacteriology when he recognized bacteria as plants
    Ferdinand Julius Cohn.

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naturalist

  • noun an advocate of the doctrine that the world can be understood in scientific terms
  • noun a biologist knowledgeable about natural history (especially botany and zoology)
    natural scientist.

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gender

  • noun a grammatical category in inflected languages governing the agreement between nouns and pronouns and adjectives; in some languages it is quite arbitrary but in Indo-European languages it is usually based on sex or animateness
    grammatical gender.
  • noun the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles
    sexuality; sex.
    • she didn't want to know the sex of the foetus

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hermaphrodite

  • noun one having both male and female sexual characteristics and organs; at birth an unambiguous assignment of male or female cannot be made
    androgyne; intersex; gynandromorph; epicene; epicene person.
  • adjective satellite of animal or plant; having both male female reproductive organs
    hermaphroditic.

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sissy

  • noun a timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive
    pansy; milksop; pantywaist; Milquetoast.
  • adjective satellite having unsuitable feminine qualities
    emasculate; cissy; sissyish; effeminate; epicene; sissified.

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vestal

  • noun a chaste woman
  • adjective of or relating to Vesta
    • vestal virgin

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androgenous

  • adjective of or related to androgenesis
    androgenetic.

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biological

  • adjective pertaining to biology or to life and living things
    biologic.
  • adjective of parents and children; related by blood
    • biological child

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tart

  • noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    fancy woman; woman of the street; working girl; bawd; sporting lady; cocotte; lady of pleasure; prostitute; harlot; cyprian; whore.
  • noun a small open pie with a fruit filling

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embryonic

  • adjective satellite of an organism prior to birth or hatching
    embryonal; embryologic.
    • in the embryonic stage
    • embryologic development
  • adjective satellite in an early stage of development
    embryotic.
    • the embryonic government staffed by survivors of the massacre
    • an embryonic nation, not yet self-governing

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biogeography

  • noun dealing with the geographical distribution of animals and plants

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plant_scientist

  • noun a biologist specializing in the study of plants
    phytologist; botanist.

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fair

  • noun a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
    funfair; carnival.
  • noun gathering of producers to promote business
    • world fair
    • trade fair
    • book fair

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knockout

  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; beauty; lulu; smasher; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish; looker.
  • noun a blow that renders the opponent unconscious
    kayo; KO.

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pteridology

  • noun the branch of botany that studies ferns

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biology

  • noun the science that studies living organisms
    biological science.
  • noun characteristic life processes and phenomena of living organisms
    • the biology of viruses

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sex

  • noun activities associated with sexual intercourse
    sexual activity; sex activity; sexual practice.
    • they had sex in the back seat
  • noun either of the two categories (male or female) into which most organisms are divided
    • the war between the sexes

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girlish

  • adjective satellite befitting or characteristic of a young girl
    schoolgirlish.
    • girlish charm
    • a dress too schoolgirlish for office wear

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entomological

  • adjective of or relating to the biological science of entomology
    entomologic.
    • entomological research

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femaleness

  • noun the properties characteristic of the female sex
    feminineness.

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manly

  • adjective possessing qualities befitting a man
    manlike; manful.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of a man
    manful; male; manlike; virile.
    • a deep male voice
    • manly sports

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bionomical

  • adjective of or relating to the science of ecology
    bionomic; ecological; ecologic.
    • ecological research

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protozoological

  • adjective concerning the branch of zoology that studies protozoans

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manlike

  • adjective possessing qualities befitting a man
    manful; manly.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of a man
    manful; male; manly; virile.
    • a deep male voice
    • manly sports

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priapic

  • adjective satellite overly concerned with masculinity and male sexuality
    • priapic episodes
    • priapic victories
  • adjective satellite resembling or being a phallus
    phallic.
    • a phallic symbol
    • phallic eroticism
    • priapic figurines

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young-begetting

  • adjective satellite capable of fathering offspring

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butch

  • noun (slang) offensive term for a lesbian who is noticeably masculine
    dike; dyke.
  • adjective satellite used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner
    macho.

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genetics

  • noun the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
    genetic science.

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nonsexual

  • adjective not having or involving sex
    asexual.
    • an asexual spore
    • asexual reproduction

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space

  • noun the unlimited expanse in which everything is located
    infinite.
    • they tested his ability to locate objects in space
    • the boundless regions of the infinite
  • noun an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)
    • the architect left space in front of the building
    • they stopped at an open space in the jungle
    • the space between his teeth

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hugo_de_vries

  • noun Dutch botanist who rediscovered Mendel's laws and developed the mutation theory of evolution (1848-1935)
    deVries; Hugo deVries; De Vries.

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broad

  • noun slang term for a woman
    • a broad is a woman who can throw a mean punch
  • adjective having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other
    wide.
    • wide roads
    • a wide necktie
    • wide margins
    • three feet wide
    • a river two miles broad
    • broad shoulders
    • a broad river

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zoological

  • adjective concerning the study of animals and their classification and properties
    • zoological research
  • adjective of or relating to animals or animal groups
    • zoological garden

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microbiology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies microorganisms and their effects on humans

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sexuality

  • noun the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles
    gender; sex.
    • she didn't want to know the sex of the foetus

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trioecious

(Bot.) Having three sorts of flowers on the same or on different plants, some of the flowers being staminate, others pistillate, and others both staminate and pistillate; belonging to the order Tricia.

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masculinity

  • noun the properties characteristic of the male sex
    maleness.
  • noun the trait of behaving in ways considered typical for men

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mammal

  • noun any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nourished with milk
    mammalian.

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genetic_science

  • noun the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
    genetics.

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exobiology

  • noun the branch of biology concerned with the effects of outer space on living organisms and the search for extraterrestrial life
    astrobiology; space biology.

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biogeographic

  • adjective of or relating to or involved with biogeography
    biogeographical.

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adorable

  • adjective satellite lovable especially in a childlike or naive way
    lovely; endearing.

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gray

  • noun a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
    grayness; greyness; grey.
  • noun clothing that is a grey color
    grey.
    • he was dressed in grey

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cissy

  • adjective satellite having unsuitable feminine qualities
    emasculate; sissyish; effeminate; sissy; epicene; sissified.

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linnean

  • adjective of or relating to Linnaeus or to the system of taxonomic classification that Linnaeus proposed
    Linnaean.

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life_scientist

  • noun (biology) a scientist who studies living organisms
    biologist.

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environmental_science

  • noun the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment
    bionomics; ecology.

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paleobotany

  • noun the study of fossil plants
    palaeobotany.

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femininity

  • noun the trait of behaving in ways considered typical for women
    muliebrity.

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pseudohermaphroditic

  • adjective satellite having internal reproductive organs of one sex and external sexual characteristics of the other sex
    pseudohermaphrodite.

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young-bearing

  • adjective satellite capable of producing eggs and bearing offspring
    egg-producing.

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sociobiology

  • noun the branch of biology that conducts comparative studies of the social organization of animals (including human beings) with regard to its evolutionary history

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ecologic

  • adjective characterized by the interdependence of living organisms in an environment
    ecological.
    • an ecological disaster
  • adjective of or relating to the science of ecology
    bionomic; ecological; bionomical.
    • ecological research

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robert_brown

  • noun Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)
    Brown.

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physiology

  • noun the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms
  • noun processes and functions of an organism

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emasculate

  • verb deprive of strength or vigor
    castrate.
    • The Senate emasculated the law
  • verb remove the testicles of a male animal
    demasculinise; demasculinize; castrate.

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propagative

  • adjective characterized by propagation or relating to propagation

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sexed

  • adjective satellite having sexual differentiation
  • verb stimulate sexually
    turn on; arouse; excite; wind up; sex.
    • This movie usually arouses the male audience

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carver

  • noun United States botanist and agricultural chemist who developed many uses for peanuts and soy beans and sweet potatoes (1864-1943)
    George Washington Carver.
  • noun makes decorative wooden panels
    woodcarver.

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genetical

  • adjective of or relating to or produced by or being a gene
    genetic; genic.
    • genic combinations
    • genetic code
  • adjective of or relating to the science of genetics
    genetic.
    • genetic research

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egg-producing

  • adjective satellite capable of producing eggs and bearing offspring
    young-bearing.

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space_biology

  • noun the branch of biology concerned with the effects of outer space on living organisms and the search for extraterrestrial life
    exobiology; astrobiology.

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bisexuality

  • noun showing characteristics of both sexes
    androgyny; hermaphroditism.
  • noun sexual activity with both men and women

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powder-puff

  • adjective satellite used of competitive activities in which only women take part
    • powder-puff baseball
    • a powder-puff football game

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morphologic

  • adjective relating to or concerned with the morphology of plants and animals
    morphological; structural.
    • morphological differences
  • adjective relating to or concerned with the formation of admissible words in a language
    morphological.

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morphology

  • noun the branch of biology that deals with the structure of animals and plants
  • noun studies of the rules for forming admissible words

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ferdinand_julius_cohn

  • noun German botanist who is generally recognized as founding bacteriology when he recognized bacteria as plants
    Cohn.

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unisex

  • adjective satellite not distinguished on the basis of sex

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schoolgirlish

  • adjective satellite befitting or characteristic of a young girl
    girlish.
    • girlish charm
    • a dress too schoolgirlish for office wear

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maidenly

  • adjective satellite befitting or characteristic of a maiden
    maidenlike.
    • a maidenly blush

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pteridological

  • adjective of or relating to the study of ferns

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puff

  • noun a short light gust of air
    whiff; puff of air.
  • noun a light inflated pastry or puff shell

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cyprian

  • noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    fancy woman; woman of the street; working girl; bawd; sporting lady; cocotte; lady of pleasure; prostitute; harlot; whore; tart.
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Cyprus
    Cypriote; Cypriot.

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best

  • noun the supreme effort one can make
    • they did their best
  • noun the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others
    topper.
    • he could beat the best of them

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physiologic

  • adjective satellite of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning
    physiological.
    • physiologic functions
    • physiological processes

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botany

  • noun all the plant life in a particular region or period
    flora; vegetation.
    • Pleistocene vegetation
    • the flora of southern California
    • the botany of China
  • noun the branch of biology that studies plants
    phytology.

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algology

  • noun the branch of botany that studies algae
    phycology.

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pasteurian

  • adjective of or relating to Louis Pasteur or his experiments

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womanliness

  • noun the trait of being womanly; having the characteristics of an adult female
    womanlike.

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phycology

  • noun the branch of botany that studies algae
    algology.

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palaeodendrology

  • noun the branch of paleobotany that studies fossil trees
    paleodendrology.

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epicene

  • noun one having both male and female sexual characteristics and organs; at birth an unambiguous assignment of male or female cannot be made
    androgyne; intersex; gynandromorph; hermaphrodite; epicene person.
  • adjective satellite having an ambiguous sexual identity
    bisexual.

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ecology

  • noun the environment as it relates to living organisms
    • it changed the ecology of the island
  • noun the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment
    bionomics; environmental science.

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sissified

  • adjective satellite having unsuitable feminine qualities
    emasculate; cissy; sissyish; effeminate; sissy; epicene.

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female

  • noun an animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa)
  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies
    female person.

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zoology

  • noun all the animal life in a particular region or period
    fauna.
    • the fauna of China
    • the zoology of the Pliocene epoch
  • noun the branch of biology that studies animals
    zoological science.

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antoine_laurent_de_jussieu

  • noun French botanist who categorized plants into families and developed a system of plant classification (1748-1836)
    Jussieu.

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mannish

  • adjective satellite resembling or imitative of or suggestive of a man rather than a woman
    • a mannish stride
  • adjective satellite characteristic of a man as distinguished from a woman
    • true mannish arrogance

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staminate

  • adjective satellite capable of fertilizing female organs
    antheral.

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sexual

  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by sexuality
    • sexual orientation
    • sexual distinctions
  • adjective having or involving sex
    • sexual reproduction
    • sexual spores

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hermaphroditic

  • adjective satellite of or relating to monoclinous plants
  • adjective satellite of animal or plant; having both male female reproductive organs
    hermaphrodite.

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neurobiology

  • noun the branch of biology that deals with the anatomy and physiology and pathology of the nervous system

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virile

  • adjective satellite characterized by energy and vigor
    • a virile and ever stronger free society
    • a new and virile leadership
  • adjective satellite characteristic of a man
    manful; male; manly; manlike.
    • a deep male voice
    • manly sports

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effeminate

  • adjective satellite having unsuitable feminine qualities
    emasculate; cissy; sissyish; sissy; epicene; sissified.

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agamogenetic

  • adjective satellite (of reproduction) not involving the fusion of male and female gametes in reproduction
    agamic; parthenogenetic; apomictic; agamous.

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pusillanimous

  • adjective satellite lacking in courage and manly strength and resolution; contemptibly fearful
    poor-spirited; unmanly.

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brute

  • noun a cruelly rapacious person
    beast; savage; wolf; wildcat.
  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; beast; animal; fauna; creature.

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anatomical

  • noun an expression that relates to anatomy
    anatomical reference.
  • adjective of or relating to the structure of the body
    anatomic.
    • anatomical features

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genetic

  • adjective satellite occurring among members of a family usually by heredity
    transmissible; familial; hereditary; transmitted; inherited.
    • an inherited disease
    • familial traits
    • genetically transmitted features
  • adjective of or relating to or produced by or being a gene
    genetical; genic.
    • genic combinations
    • genetic code

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bisexual

  • noun a person who is sexually attracted to both sexes
    bisexual person.
  • adjective sexually attracted to both sexes

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molecular

  • adjective relating to or produced by or consisting of molecules
    • molecular structure
    • molecular oxygen
    • molecular weight is the sum of all the atoms in a molecule
  • adjective relating to simple or elementary organization
    • proceed by more and more detailed analysis to the molecular facts of perception"--G.A. Miller

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mendel

  • noun Augustinian monk and botanist whose experiments in breeding garden peas led to his eventual recognition as founder of the science of genetics (1822-1884)
    Gregor Mendel; Johann Mendel.

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hen

  • noun adult female chicken
    biddy.
  • noun adult female bird

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embryology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies the formation and early development of living organisms

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pistil

  • noun the female ovule-bearing part of a flower composed of ovary and style and stigma

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ladylike

  • adjective satellite befitting a woman of good breeding
    • ladylike manners

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life

  • noun a characteristic state or mode of living
    • social life
    • city life
    • real life
  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    living.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life

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masculine

  • noun a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to males or to objects classified as male
  • adjective of grammatical gender

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molecular_biology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies the structure and activity of macromolecules essential to life (and especially with their genetic role)

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pomology

  • noun the branch of botany that studies and cultivates fruits

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cytological

  • adjective of or relating to the science of cytology
    cytologic.

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apomictic

  • adjective of or relating to a plant that reproduces by apomixis
    apomictical.
  • adjective satellite (of reproduction) not involving the fusion of male and female gametes in reproduction
    agamic; agamogenetic; parthenogenetic; agamous.

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unmanly

  • adjective not possessing qualities befitting a man
    unmanful; unmanlike.
  • adjective satellite lacking in courage and manly strength and resolution; contemptibly fearful
    poor-spirited; pusillanimous.

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potent

  • adjective satellite having great influence
    powerful.
  • adjective satellite having or wielding force or authority
    strong.
    • providing the ground soldier with increasingly potent weapons

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plant

  • noun buildings for carrying on industrial labor
    works; industrial plant.
    • they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    flora; plant life.

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environmental

  • adjective of or relating to the external conditions or surroundings
    • environmental factors
  • adjective concerned with the ecological effects of altering the environment
    • environmental pollution

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sightly

  • adjective satellite very pleasing to the eye
    comely; bonnie; fair; bonny.
    • my bonny lass
    • there's a bonny bay beyond
    • a comely face
    • young fair maidens

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george_washington_carver

  • noun United States botanist and agricultural chemist who developed many uses for peanuts and soy beans and sweet potatoes (1864-1943)
    Carver.

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adult

  • noun a fully developed person from maturity onward
    grownup.
  • noun any mature animal

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bionomic

  • adjective of or relating to the science of ecology
    ecological; bionomical; ecologic.
    • ecological research

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sociobiological

  • adjective of or relating to sociobiology
    sociobiologic.

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entomologic

  • adjective of or relating to the biological science of entomology
    entomological.
    • entomological research

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produce

  • noun fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market
    green goods; garden truck; green groceries.
  • verb bring forth or yield
    bring forth.
    • The tree would not produce fruit

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matronly

  • adjective satellite befitting or characteristic of a fully mature woman
    • her matronly figure

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powder

  • noun a solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles; a solid that has been pulverized
    pulverisation; pulverization.
  • noun a mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur in a 75:15:10 ratio which is used in gunnery, time fuses, and fireworks
    gunpowder.

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botanic

  • adjective of or relating to plants or botany
    botanical.
    • botanical garden

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lovely

  • noun a very pretty girl who works as a photographer's model
    cover girl; pin-up.
  • adjective satellite appealing to the emotions as well as the eye

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cytology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies the structure and function of cells

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palaeobotany

  • noun the study of fossil plants
    paleobotany.

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asexual

  • adjective not having or involving sex
    nonsexual.
    • an asexual spore
    • asexual reproduction

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science

  • noun a particular branch of scientific knowledge
    scientific discipline.
    • the science of genetics
  • noun ability to produce solutions in some problem domain
    skill.
    • the skill of a well-trained boxer
    • the sweet science of pugilism

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neuter

  • noun a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to inanimate objects (neither masculine nor feminine)
  • verb remove the ovaries of
    castrate; spay; alter.
    • Is your cat spayed?

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androgynous

  • adjective relating to or exhibiting both female and male sex organs but with a predominantly female appearance
  • adjective having both male and female characteristics

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propagator

  • noun someone who propagates plants (as under glass)
  • noun someone who spreads the news
    disseminator.

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spirited

  • adjective displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness
  • verb infuse with spirit
    spirit up; spirit; inspirit.
    • The company spirited him up

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pseudohermaphrodite

  • noun someone having external genitalia of one sex and internal sex organs of the other sex; not a true hermaphrodite because there is no ambiguity in the sex of the external genitalia and hence no question about gender at birth
  • adjective satellite having internal reproductive organs of one sex and external sexual characteristics of the other sex
    pseudohermaphroditic.

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sir_joseph_banks

  • noun English botanist who accompanied Captain Cook on his first voyage to the Pacific Ocean (1743-1820)
    Banks.

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johann_mendel

  • noun Augustinian monk and botanist whose experiments in breeding garden peas led to his eventual recognition as founder of the science of genetics (1822-1884)
    Mendel; Gregor Mendel.

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beget

  • verb make children
    engender; sire; get; father; mother; bring forth; generate.
    • Abraham begot Isaac
    • Men often father children but don't recognize them

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male

  • noun an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)
  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
    male person.

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zoological_science

  • noun the branch of biology that studies animals
    zoology.

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anatomic

  • adjective of or relating to the structure of the body
    anatomical.
    • anatomical features
  • adjective of or relating to the branch of morphology that studies the structure of organisms
    anatomical.
    • anatomical research

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ex

  • noun a man who was formerly a certain woman's husband
    ex-husband.
  • noun a woman who was formerly a particular man's wife
    ex-wife.
    • all his exes live in Texas

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bearing

  • noun relevant relation or interconnection
    • those issues have no bearing on our situation
  • noun the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
    aim; heading.

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unmanlike

  • adjective not possessing qualities befitting a man
    unmanful; unmanly.

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linnaeus

  • noun Swedish botanist who proposed the modern system of biological nomenclature (1707-1778)
    Karl Linne; Carolus Linnaeus; Carl von Linne.

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huxleian

  • adjective of or relating to Thomas Huxley
    Huxleyan.

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carl_von_linne

  • noun Swedish botanist who proposed the modern system of biological nomenclature (1707-1778)
    Karl Linne; Linnaeus; Carolus Linnaeus.

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unmanful

  • adjective not possessing qualities befitting a man
    unmanlike; unmanly.

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adult_female

  • noun an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
    woman.
    • the woman kept house while the man hunted

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bionomics

  • noun the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment
    ecology; environmental science.

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sweetheart

  • noun a person loved by another person
    truelove; steady; sweetie.
  • noun any well-liked individual
    • he's a sweetheart

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botanise

  • verb collect and study plants
    botanize.

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woman

  • noun an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
    adult female.
    • the woman kept house while the man hunted
  • noun a female person who plays a significant role (wife or mistress or girlfriend) in the life of a particular man
    • he was faithful to his woman

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ornithological

  • adjective of or relating to ornithology
    • her ornithological interests

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unisexual

  • adjective satellite relating to only one sex or having only one type of sexual organ; not hermaphroditic

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fissiparous

  • adjective satellite reproducing by fission
  • adjective satellite having separated or advocating separation from another entity or policy or attitude
    separatist; breakaway.
    • a breakaway faction

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embryonal

  • adjective satellite of an organism prior to birth or hatching
    embryologic; embryonic.
    • in the embryonic stage
    • embryologic development

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biogeographical

  • adjective of or relating to or involved with biogeography
    biogeographic.

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womanlike

  • noun the trait of being womanly; having the characteristics of an adult female
    womanliness.
  • adjective satellite resembling a woman
    • a womanlike stone image

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botanist

  • noun a biologist specializing in the study of plants
    phytologist; plant scientist.

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physical

  • adjective involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit
    • physical exercise
    • physical suffering
    • was sloppy about everything but her physical appearance
  • adjective relating to the sciences dealing with matter and energy; especially physics
    • physical sciences
    • physical laws

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poor-spirited

  • adjective satellite lacking in courage and manly strength and resolution; contemptibly fearful
    pusillanimous; unmanly.

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gynandromorphous

  • adjective satellite having both male and female morphological characteristics
    gynandromorphic.

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curtis

  • noun English botanical writer and publisher (1746-1799)
    William Curtis.

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agamous

  • adjective satellite (of reproduction) not involving the fusion of male and female gametes in reproduction
    agamic; agamogenetic; parthenogenetic; apomictic.

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person

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a human body (usually including the clothing)
    • a weapon was hidden on his person

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de_vries

  • noun Dutch botanist who rediscovered Mendel's laws and developed the mutation theory of evolution (1848-1935)
    deVries; Hugo De Vries; Hugo deVries.

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female_person

  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies
    female.

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forestry

  • noun the science of planting and caring for forests and the management of growing timber

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animal

  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; beast; fauna; creature.
  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    fleshly; carnal; sensual.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice

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natural_scientist

  • noun a biologist knowledgeable about natural history (especially botany and zoology)
    naturalist.

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asa_gray

  • noun United States botanist who specialized in North American flora and who was an early supporter of Darwin's theories of evolution (1810-1888)
    Gray.

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gregor_mendel

  • noun Augustinian monk and botanist whose experiments in breeding garden peas led to his eventual recognition as founder of the science of genetics (1822-1884)
    Mendel; Johann Mendel.

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carpellate

  • adjective bearing or consisting of carpels
    pistillate.

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poor

  • noun people without possessions or wealth (considered as a group)
    poor people.
    • the urban poor need assistance
  • adjective satellite deserving or inciting pity
    wretched; pathetic; pitiable; piteous; misfortunate; miserable; pitiful; hapless.
    • a hapless victim
    • miserable victims of war
    • the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy
    • piteous appeals for help
    • pitiable homeless children
    • a pitiful fate
    • Oh, you poor thing
    • his poor distorted limbs
    • a wretched life

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gynandromorphic

  • adjective satellite having both male and female morphological characteristics
    gynandromorphous.

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female_mammal

  • noun animals that nourish their young with milk

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tradescant

  • noun English botanist who was one of the first to collect specimens of plants (1570-1638)
    John Tradescant.

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maiden

  • noun an unmarried girl (especially a virgin)
    maid.
  • noun (cricket) an over in which no runs are scored
    maiden over.

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hugo_devries

  • noun Dutch botanist who rediscovered Mendel's laws and developed the mutation theory of evolution (1848-1935)
    deVries; Hugo De Vries; De Vries.

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gynodioecious

(Bot.) Dioecious, but having some hermaphrodite or perfect flowers on an individual plant which bears mostly pistillate flowers.

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embryologic

  • adjective satellite of an organism prior to birth or hatching
    embryonal; embryonic.
    • in the embryonic stage
    • embryologic development

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pomologist

  • noun someone versed in pomology or someone who cultivates fruit trees

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ecological

  • adjective characterized by the interdependence of living organisms in an environment
    ecologic.
    • an ecological disaster
  • adjective of or relating to the science of ecology
    bionomic; bionomical; ecologic.
    • ecological research

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comely

  • adjective satellite according with custom or propriety
    comme il faut; decent; becoming; seemly; decorous.
    • her becoming modesty
    • comely behavior
    • it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money
    • a decent burial
    • seemly behavior
  • adjective satellite very pleasing to the eye
    sightly; bonnie; fair; bonny.
    • my bonny lass
    • there's a bonny bay beyond
    • a comely face
    • young fair maidens

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biologic

  • adjective pertaining to biology or to life and living things
    biological.

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huxleyan

  • adjective of or relating to Thomas Huxley
    Huxleian.

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jussieu

  • noun French botanist who categorized plants into families and developed a system of plant classification (1748-1836)
    Antoine Laurent de Jussieu.

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banks

  • noun English botanist who accompanied Captain Cook on his first voyage to the Pacific Ocean (1743-1820)
    Sir Joseph Banks.
  • noun sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
    bank.
    • they pulled the canoe up on the bank
    • he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents

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palaeobiology

  • noun a branch of paleontology that deals with the origin and growth and structure of fossil animals and plants as living organisms
    paleobiology.

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endearing

  • adjective satellite lovable especially in a childlike or naive way
    lovely; adorable.
  • verb make attractive or lovable
    endear.
    • This behavior endeared her to me

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cryobiology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies the effects of low temperatures on living tissues or organs or organisms

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natural

  • noun someone regarded as certain to succeed
    • he's a natural for the job
  • noun a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
    cancel.

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sissyish

  • adjective satellite having unsuitable feminine qualities
    emasculate; cissy; effeminate; sissy; epicene; sissified.

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womanish

  • adjective satellite having characteristics associated with women and considered undesirable in men
    • womanish tears

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feminine

  • noun a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to females or to objects classified as female
  • adjective associated with women and not with men
    • feminine intuition

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filly

  • noun a young female horse under the age of four

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bonny

  • adjective satellite very pleasing to the eye
    sightly; comely; bonnie; fair.
    • my bonny lass
    • there's a bonny bay beyond
    • a comely face
    • young fair maidens

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paleobiology

  • noun a branch of paleontology that deals with the origin and growth and structure of fossil animals and plants as living organisms
    palaeobiology.

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phytologist

  • noun a biologist specializing in the study of plants
    botanist; plant scientist.

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antheral

  • adjective satellite capable of fertilizing female organs
    staminate.

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sexless

  • adjective satellite having no or imperfectly developed or nonfunctional sex organs
    neuter.
  • adjective satellite having no sexual desire

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egg

  • noun animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive and protective envelopes; especially the thin-shelled reproductive body laid by e.g. female birds
  • noun oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food
    eggs.

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