synoecious


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synoecious

(sɪˈniːʃəs) or

synecious

;

synoicous

(sɪˈnɔɪkəs)
adj
(Botany) (of a bryophyte) having male and female organs together on a branch, usually mixed at the tip
[C19: syn- + -oecious, from Greek oikion diminutive of oikos house]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.synoecious - having male and female reproductive organs mixed in the same gametoecium
monecious, monoecious, monoicous - having male and female reproductive organs in the same plant or animal
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