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Dioecious

Dioecious

Having the male and female reproductive structures on separate plants.

Compare: monoecious.


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can a woman produce sperm?

... above, most of us are used to the terminology of sperm being the most common form of gamete produced by males (and that applies to plants, too, dioecious or monoecious), or male gametes, with egg cells / ova being female gametes. The gametes define the genders, after all. And, by your definition, ...

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by Darby
Fri Apr 20, 2007 3:35 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: can a woman produce sperm?
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can a woman produce sperm?

... but I think complicating the issue with hermophroditic matters is not neccessary. And sperm cells are not the same as male gametes. Consider dioecious plants...

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by kotoreru
Thu Apr 19, 2007 10:26 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: can a woman produce sperm?
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How does a flower get bright color??

... bright ones" ignores the thousands of angiosperm species that are wind pollinated (and, hence, don't need to attract pollinators), and/or dioecious (which often rely on generalist pollinators, rather than bees or hummingbirds), and/or attract pollinators by scent, etc. If you'd like to ...

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by megarhyssa
Sat Feb 03, 2007 6:36 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: How does a flower get bright color??
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Moss reproduction

... are all homosporic, but then how do they have seperate male and female gametophytes? Are there different sexes of sporophytes? Also are mosses dioecious? Thanks for your help, Ariel

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by arielcharney
Sun Jan 21, 2007 7:59 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Moss reproduction
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Question on tapeworm anatomy

... "Name and describe the two major anatomical divisions of a tapeworm." I know that among helminths in general, there are monoecious and dioecious worms. But does that apply to tapeworms specifically? All that I've found about tapeworms is that they all have a scolex head and a compartmentalized ...

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by Jedi of Zen
Mon Jan 23, 2006 9:16 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Question on tapeworm anatomy
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