unmated


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unmated

(ʌnˈmeɪtɪd)
adj
archaic without a mate
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unmated - not mated sexuallyunmated - not mated sexually      
unmarried, single - not married or related to the unmarried state; "unmarried men and women"; "unmarried life"; "sex and the single girl"; "single parenthood"; "are you married or single?"
mated - mated sexually
2.unmated - of the remaining member of a pair, of socks e.g.unmated - of the remaining member of a pair, of socks e.g.
mismatched - either not matched or unsuitably matched
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In fact, constrained sex ratio does occur in several parasitoid wasps, mostly due to unmatedness, and the presence of constrained unmated females should lead to the production of a more female-biased sex ratio by nonconstrained mated females than predicted [20-22].
The size of sex comb and levels of fluctuating asymmetry were similar in mated and unmated males.
The Series 770 NCC connectors are IP67-rated in unmated condition.
Therefore, flies were classified as mated or unmated. An overall classification of reproductive biology was assigned to each fly by combining ovarian development rankings and mating status.
Additional males attracted by still calling, unmated females, sometimes found and attempted to separate a newly in copula pair outside the porch by beating them with their wings.
For example, Bateman & Fleming (2006) showed that, while mating history had no influence on autotomy time in male Gryllus bimaculatus, unmated females (that need tympana on the front legs to locate calling males) are less 'willing' to shed these legs when entrapped compared with mated females.
The exceptions to this were single females; in the three observations with a male, a large female, and a small female, the unmated female spent up to 95% of her time feeding ([bar.x] = 490/720 min, SD [+ or -] 190.8).
The receptacle is pelted for IP 68 performance in unmated condition, while the plug is rated IP 68 when mated with the receptacle.
Some remain unmated and simply function as workers, but others are fertilized by males within the colony and ultimately start a new colony that is genetically similar to the original.
Males compete relentlessly to claim a territory where unmated females are likely to waft by.
Two young, non-winning daughters of Mr Prospector and Miesque have gone through the Keeneland ring in the last three years-Myhrr (unmated) made $4.6m last year, and Monevassia (in foal to AP Indy) made $1.75m in 1998.