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sexual dimorphism

n
(Biology) biology differences in appearance between the males and females of a species
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Ahmed & Omer reported there were significant sexual dimorphisms in conchal widths, and the mean widths of auricular concha were larger in males than females for both sides among Sudanese Arabs in the age range of 18-30 years.
After normality of the data and homogeneity of the variances were verified, all variables were also tested dichotomously between sexes in order to detect possible sexual dimorphisms, with the Student's t-test considering a significance of 0.
The occurrence of these sexual dimorphisms is related mainly to differential sexual requirements that lead to selection on traits that influence male and female reproductive success (Barrett & Hough, 2013).
Descriptions of 132 species are then presented, including history of discovery, morphology, measurements, sexual dimorphisms, geography, parasitic interactions, diagnostic characteristics, and molecular markers.
Sexual dimorphisms in the mean height, weight and BMI between the genders were displayed in [Table 3].
The majority of the book consists of species descriptions including the source of specimens studied, detailed physical morphology, sexual dimorphisms, chemical attractants, similarities and differential diagnosis from other species.
Foreleg ornamentation appears to function in different ways even among closely related Schizocosa species, suggesting that it may be difficult to make broad generalizations about the evolution of sexual dimorphisms in wolf spiders.
Vertebrate sexual dimorphisms are often expressed as differences in head morphology.
These findings are interesting in light of the fact that sexual dimorphisms in hepatic hydroxylase enzymes have been linked to estrogen and androgen exposure in mice and rats.
In the Emydidae, sexual size dimorphism with females typically larger than males necessitates separate analyses for males and females, and sexual dimorphisms in k and [PL.
Sexual dimorphisms and breeding systems in pinnepeds, ungulates, primates, and humans.
Temporal patterns in the development of sexual dimorphisms in Silene latifolia (Caryophyllaceae).