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Describing animals or plants with either male or female reproductive organs but not both. Most of the more advanced animals are unisexual but plants are often hermaphrodite. Flowers that contain either stamens or carpels but not both are also described as unisexual. See also monoecious; dioecious.

Subjects: Biological Sciences.

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