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(Science: biology) The union of the two sexes in the same individual, or the combination of some of their characteristics or organs in one individual.

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Hermaphrodite Reproduction

... impregnating his/herself came up. With minimal research we came to the conclusion that it would be exceedingly rare- the wiki on true hermaphroditism even states that "although fertility is possible in true hermaphrodites (as of 2008 there have been at least 11 reported cases ...

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by cbridges
Sun Dec 16, 2012 6:24 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hermaphrodite Reproduction
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please help me with an essay about hermaphrodites

Since one of your questions is regarding animal hermaphroditism, you could pose a question about monoecious plants (monoecious plants have both male [pollen] and female [ovules] reproductive organs). Usually the reproductive cycle of such plants ...

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by cherib
Fri Oct 02, 2009 7:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: please help me with an essay about hermaphrodites
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... a single zygot(same genetic origin). In humans 2 kinds of chimeras exist: Dispermic(result of double fertilization and then fusion of 2 zygotes-hermaphroditism can develop if 2 zygotes are of different sex). Blood chimeras-result of exchange of cells between non-identical twins in utero(via ...

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by zami'87.
Wed Feb 08, 2006 10:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chimera
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Views: 1847

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