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Meaning of "dimorphism" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DIMORPHISM

dimorphism  [daɪˈmɔːfɪzəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DIMORPHISM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Dimorphism is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DIMORPHISM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Dimorphism

Dimorphism or dimorphic may refer to: ▪ Sexual dimorphism, a phenotypic difference between males and females of the same species, ▪ Nuclear dimorphism, when a cell's nuclear apparatus is composed of two structurally and functionally differentiated types of nuclei ▪ Frond dimorphism, differing forms of fern fronds between the sterile and fertile fronds ▪ Phenotypic dimorphism, switching between two cell-types. ▪ Dimorphic fungi, fungi which undergo this type of switching...

Definition of dimorphism in the English dictionary

The first definition of dimorphism in the dictionary is the occurrence within a plant of two distinct forms of any part, such as the leaves of some aquatic plants. Other definition of dimorphism is the occurrence in an animal or plant species of two distinct types of individual. Dimorphism is also a property of certain substances that enables them to exist in two distinct crystalline forms.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DIMORPHISM


amorphism
əˈmɔːfɪzəm
anthropomorphism
ˌænθrəpəˈmɔːfɪzəm
automorphism
ˌɔːtəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
dwarfism
ˈdwɔːfɪzəm
hemimorphism
ˌhɛmɪˈmɔːfɪzəm
heteromorphism
ˌhɛtərəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
homeomorphism
ˌhəʊmɪəˈmɔːfɪzəm
homoeomorphism
ˌhəʊmɪəˈmɔːfɪzəm
homomorphism
ˌhəʊməʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
hylomorphism
ˌhaɪləˈmɔːfɪzəm
isodimorphism
ˌaɪsəʊdaɪˈmɔːfɪzəm
isomorphism
ˌaɪsəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
mechanomorphism
ˌmekənəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
metamorphism
ˌmɛtəˈmɔːfɪzəm
monomorphism
mɒnəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
Orphism
ˈɔːfɪzəm
perimorphism
ˌpɛrɪˈmɔːfɪzəm
polymorphism
ˌpɒlɪˈmɔːfɪzəm
skeuomorphism
ˌskjuːəˈmɔːfɪzəm
zoomorphism
ˌzəʊəˈmɔːfɪzəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DIMORPHISM

dimmable
dimmed
dimmer
dimmers
dimmest
dimming
dimmish
dimness
dimorph
dimorphic
dimorphous
dimp
dimple
dimpled
dimplement
dimply
dimpsy
dimwit
dimyarian
dimyary

WORDS THAT END LIKE DIMORPHISM

allomorphism
anamorphism
Buddhism
catastrophism
diastrophism
enantiomorphism
endomorphism
Guelphism
gynandromorphism
idiomorphism
paramorphism
pleomorphism
psephism
pseudomorphism
rheomorphism
sapphism
sexual dimorphism
sophism
theriomorphism
trimorphism
zygomorphism

Synonyms and antonyms of dimorphism in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «dimorphism» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DIMORPHISM

Find out the translation of dimorphism to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of dimorphism from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «dimorphism» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

异形
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dimorfismo
570 millions of speakers

English

dimorphism
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

द्विरूपता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

إزدواج الشكل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

диморфизм
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dimorfismo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দ্বিরুপতা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dimorphisme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dimorphism
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Dimorphismus
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

二形性
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

이형성
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dimorphism
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tính lương hình
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

dimorphism
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

डोमोरफिज्म
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

iki şekillilik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dimorfismo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dymorfizm
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

диморфізм
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

dimorfism
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

διμορφισμό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

dimorfisme
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

dimorphism
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

dimorphism
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of dimorphism

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DIMORPHISM»

The term «dimorphism» is regularly used and occupies the 91.164 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DIMORPHISM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about dimorphism

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DIMORPHISM»

Discover the use of dimorphism in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to dimorphism and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Gender and Sexual Dimorphism in Flowering Plants
breeding system, genetics of gender expression, evolution of dioecy.
Monica A. Geber, Todd E. Dawson, Lynda F. Delph, 1999
2
Third sex, third gender: beyond sexual dimorphism in culture ...
These eleven essays in history and anthropology offer a novel perspective on these debates by questioning the place of sexual dimorphism in culture and history.
Gilbert H. Herdt, 1996
3
Sexual Dimorphism of the Bed Nucleus of the Stria Terminalis ...
This book will present the first comprehensive discussion of both the astrophysical structure of individual M-dwarf and brown dwarf star, and their collective statistical properties as a Galactic stellar population.
Nadya Stefanova, V. Ovcharov, 2000
4
Man & woman, boy & girl: the differentiation and dimorphism ...
Combines experimental and clinical data in this report on human development and the relation of sexual differentiation and social roles
John Money, Anke A. Ehrhardt, 1972
5
Dimorphism in Human Pathogenic and Apathogenic Yeasts
'... The book is an interesting mixture of both clinical and fundamental mycology.... is illustrated throughout with excellent black and white photographs, clear diagrams and useful tables, and each chapter contains an extensive list of ...
Joachim F. Ernst, Axel Schmidt, 2000
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Sex, Size and Gender Roles: Evolutionary Studies of Sexual ...
This collection of 20 chapters written by leading evolutionary biologists from around the globe provides a fascinating insight into the patterns and causes of differences between males and females in the natural world.
Daphne J. Fairbairn, Wolf U. Blanckenhorn, Tamás Székely, 2008
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Sexual Dimorphism and Symmetry Variation in the Freshwater ...
The gonad length to width ratio of male medusae differed from that of female medusae every year (p
Lewis G. Pope, 2007
8
Regulation of dimorphism and virulence in pathogenic fungi
Complementation and RNA silencing of these three genes confirmed that they are involved in the regulation of BAD1 expression.
Julie C. Nemecek, The University of Wisconsin
9
The Differences Between the Sexes
7. The. evolution. of. sexual. size. dimorphism. in. primates. ROBERT D. MARTIN, LESLEY A. WILLNER and ANDREA DETTLING In primate species, adult males and females can be strikingly different in a variety of physical features and any ...
R. V. Short, E. Balaban, 1994
10
Sexual dimorphism in ecological and physiological traits in ...
This study focuses on sexual dimorphism in physiology and components of growth rate in H. peploides. Gender dimorphism in plants has been an important topic of research (Geber et al. 1999 and references therein). However, in spite of its ...
Sánchez Vilas, Julia

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DIMORPHISM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term dimorphism is used in the context of the following news items.
1
New Horned Dinosaur, Cousin of Triceratops, Discovered
... used for species recognition or display, though the latter explanation is difficult to prove given the lack of sexual dimorphism in these animals. «Discover Magazine, Jul 15»
2
Bob Henke column: Questions about, among other things, mites
One species of these predatory mites has great sexual dimorphism. Males have huge mandibles that they use to stampede the skin-eaters. «Glens Falls Post-Star, Jul 15»
3
Why men have bigger brains than women: Oestrogen
A team of researchers, from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, said sexual dimorphism in brain size is a common trait among primates – it is ... «International Business Times UK, Jul 15»
4
The hemodynamic patterns in hypertensive men and women of …
Baylis C. Changes in renal hemodynamics and structure in the aging kidney; sexual dimorphism and the nitric oxide system. Exp Gerontol 2005 ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
5
Gender Differences in the Pathophysiology of Diabetes
For example, type 1 diabetes has a known gender dimorphism. More boys than girls develop type 1 diabetes, suggesting that the female ... «Medscape, Jul 15»
6
Age and growth of Pacific blue marlin
The dramatic difference in size between males and females is known as a sexual size dimorphism. This size dimorphism is not due to a sex ... «Lahaina News, Jul 15»
7
Making pathogens sociable: The emergence of high relatedness …
Effect of seed dimorphism on the density-dependent dynamics of experimental populations of Atriplex triangularis (Chenopodiaceae). Am J of ... «Nature.com, Jun 15»
8
Transgender inmate's rights violated through surgery denial, US …
Considering the pain body and gender dimorphism causes perhaps some compassion could be exercised? People are not sent to prison to be ... «The Guardian, Jun 15»
9
“The Hoff” Yeti Crab farms food from its own hairy back
... identified from chela dimorphism; G) Small individual Kiwa tyleri associated with the "barnacle assemblage" at the "Black & White" chimney; ... «SlashGear, Jun 15»
10
Morphological variability of the cranium of Lontra longicaudis …
Results: There was sexual dimorphism in shape for both views, with males the largest. In general, there was geographic variation in the shape ... «7thSpace Interactive, Jun 15»
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« EDUCALINGO. Dimorphism [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/dimorphism>. Feb 2019 ».
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