holandry


holandry
hol·an·dry

English syllables. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • holandry — n. [Gr. holos, whole; aner, male] 1. The condition of bearing the normal number of testes. 2. (ANNELIDA: Oligochaeta) Earthworms with two pair of testes, one pair in segment x and another pair in segment xi; see proandry, metandry …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • holandry — Inheritance of characters borne on the male chromosome and therefore only expressed in the male …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • holandry — ˈhäˌlandrē, ˈhōˌ noun ( es) : the quality or state of being holandric …   Useful english dictionary

  • meroandric — a; see holandry …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • metandry — n. [Gr. meta, after; aner, male] (ANNELIDA) Possessing only the posterior pair of testes; in earthworms, testes restricted to segment xi; metandric a; see proandry, holandry …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.