sexual dimorphism

sexual dimorphism
a physical difference between male and female individuals

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  • Sexual dimorphism — Sexual Sex u*al, a. [L. sexualis, fr. sexus sex: cf. F. sexuel.] Of or pertaining to sex, or the sexes; distinguishing sex; peculiar to the distinction and office of male or female; relating to the distinctive genital organs of the sexes;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sexual dimorphism — sexual dimorphism. См. половой диморфизм. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Sexual dimorphism — Female (left) and male Common Pheasant, illustrating the dramatic difference in both color and size between sexes Sexual dimorphism is a phenotypic difference between males and females of the same species. Examples of such differences include… …   Wikipedia

  • sexual dimorphism — lytinis dimorfizmas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Gamtiškai nulemti morfologiniai, fiziologiniai, psichologiniai moterų ir vyrų skirtumai. Lytinio dimorfizmo pažinimas yra labai svarbus sportinio rengimo vyksme, kai moterys …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • Sexual dimorphism in non-human primates — has long been observed in the primate family, with numerous studies performed to document and explain the phenomenon. Recent studies have mainly used the technique of comparative analysis to examine both the variation in the expression of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Sexual dimorphism measures — Although the subject of sexual dimorphism is not in itself controversial, the measures by which it is assessed differ widely. Most of the measures are used on the assumption that a random variable is considered so that probability distributions… …   Wikipedia

  • sexual dimorphism — the difference in shape and size between male and female fish …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • sexual dimorphism — The notable phenotypic difference between sexes of the same species; see polymorphism …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • sexual dimorphism — sexually dimorphic. the condition in which the males and females in a species are morphologically different, as with many birds. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • sexual dimorphism — physical or behavioral differences associated with gender …   Medical dictionary

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