unisexual

unisexual

[yoo-nuh-sek-shoo-uhl]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to one sex only.
2.
having only male or female organs in one individual, as an animal or a flower.

Origin:
1795–1805; uni- + sexual

unisexuality, noun
unisexually, adverb
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unisexual (ˌjuːnɪˈsɛksjʊəl)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to one sex only
2.  (of some organisms) having either male or female reproductive organs but not both
 
unisexu'ality
 
n
 
uni'sexually
 
adv

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unisexual   (y'nĭ-sěk'sh-əl)  Pronunciation Key 
  1. Having the sex organs of only one sex; not hermaphroditic. Used of organisms.

  2. Having stamens and pistils in separate flowers borne on the same plant; diclinous. Used of flowers.


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