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di·mor·phic

(dī-mōr'fik),
1. In fungi, a term referring to growth and reproduction in two forms: mold and yeast. Synonym(s): dimorphous (2)
2. Synonym(s): dimorphous (1)

dimorphic

(dī-môr′fĭk) also

dimorphous

(-fəs)
adj.
Existing or occurring in two distinct forms; exhibiting dimorphism: a dimorphic crystal; dimorphic organisms.

di·mor·phic

(dī-mōr'fik)
1. mycology Growth and reproduction in two forms: mold and yeast.
Synonym(s): dimorphous (2) .
2. Synonym(s): dimorphous (2) .

dimorphic

see dimorphic fungus.
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The consistent key finding in both studies is that PCBs and PCDD/Fs at environmental levels do exhibit pronounced associations with sexually dimorphic patterns of behavior in school-age children, based mostly on maternal reports of preferred toys, play activities, and sex-typical characteristics.
Wing (Figs 7, 9): Pattern: Complex, but with only little intraspecific and intrasexual variation; clearly dimorphic, albeit differently in the two species (females of both species (Figs 8, 10), briefly compared here to males, but described in detail in the female section below, are similar and characterised by elongate dark area or band along posterior part of wing, dotted with numerous subhyaline spots, and broadened apically, filling entire apical third of wing).
Sexually dimorphic responses of the brain norepinephrine system to stress and corticotropin-releasing factor.
Although multiple studies (8), (10) have noted the sexually dimorphic nature of the canines within the Virginia opossum, none have analyzed them in a method independent of adult age class.
The analysis of specific gene segments derived from parasite isolates from Sri Lanka (11), Colombia (12), Thailand (13) and India (5,14) has indicated inter-allelic recombination between the sequences typified as Bel and Sal-1, thus supporting the notion that msp-1 polymorphism in P vivax is dimorphic in nature, as is in P falciparum (15).
helluo are larger and more sexually dimorphic in size and activity compared to Pardosa milvina (Walker et al.
The dimorphic fungus grows as a multicellular mold in the soil.
None of the other dimorphic fungi have the propensity for central nervous system involvement that C neoformans does.
The species have Andean distributions mostly in mid to high elevations and are characterized by their shrubby or diminutively arborescent habits, dimorphic shoots, and panroporare pollen.