androgenous


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androgenous

tending to produce male offspring; capable of developing certain male sexual characteristics
Not to be confused with:
androgynous – being both male and female; hermaphroditic; having an ambiguous sexual identity

androgenous

(ænˈdrɒdʒɪnəs)
adj
(Biology) biology producing only male offspring

an•drog•e•nous

(ænˈdrɒdʒ ə nəs)

adj.
pertaining to the production of or tending to produce male offspring.
[1750–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.androgenous - of or related to androgenesis
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