gonochorism

noun
gon·​o·​cho·​rism | \ ¦gänə¦kōrˌizəm \
plural -s

Definition of gonochorism

1 : dioecism
2 : the development or evolution of sex

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Other Words from gonochorism

gonochorismal \ ¦gänəkō¦rizməl \ adjective

History and Etymology for gonochorism

International Scientific Vocabulary gon- + -chorism (from Greek chōrismos separation, from chōrizein to separate); originally formed as German gonochorismus

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“Gonochorism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gonochorism. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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