polygynandrous love


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  • Results: A comparative analysis of Schistosomatidae morphological features revealed an association between the mating system (monogamous versus polygynandrous) and morphological characteristics of reproduction, nutrition, and locomotion.

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  • In contrast, males of polygynandrous species invest to a greater extent in sexual tissues at the cost of reduced commitment to female care.

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  • Sometimes life is simple.

    February 19, 2010

  • So, the professor complimented me on the use of the word "polygynandrous", and I told her that I had to request a pronunciation on a cool website.

    February 19, 2010

  • Thanks everybody, and thank you in particular for the pronunciation, bilbous!

    February 18, 2010

  • Ive heard the first accented syllable pronounced "jine".

    February 17, 2010

  • According to OED: “Brit. /ˌpɒlɪdʒᵻˈnandrəs/, U.S. /ˌpɑlidʒᵻˈnændrəs/”

    If you’re puzzled by the ᵻ, so was I. Apparently it’s some kind of more accurate but non-standard representation for what is usually /ɨ/.

    Also, according to the pronunciation key, the /a/ is supposed to be pronounced as in French “mari”. Hmm . . .

    February 17, 2010

  • Would anyone pronounce this word for me? I need it for a presentation this Thursday.


    February 17, 2010