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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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As one of the most sexually dimorphic species among wild sheep, male argali are two times larger than females (Fedosenko & Blank 2005).
It was observed that the PCV was the lowest in patients with macrocytic RBCs and the highest in dimorphic RBCs.
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On the other hand, it's well documented that lesser snow geese are dimorphic.
Supplementary itraconazole may be beneficial if dimorphic fungal infection, specifically emmonsia, is clinically suspected.
Blastomyces dermatitidis is a dimorphic fungus that is found in the soil of the Ohio River valley and regions surrounding the Mississippi river within the US.
Taken together, these experimental and epidemiological observations suggest that in utero exposure to PCBs, and perhaps to PCDD/Fs, may interfere with endocrine systems during development and particularly with the functioning of the HPG axis, thus modifying sexually dimorphic brain development with subsequent permanent behavioral alterations in boys and girls.
Few species are dimorphic in coloration although both sexes are similar in appearance (Miller 2000).
After collecting and analyzing mature fruits, we concluded that this specimen represents a new species of Bidens, based on characteristics such as dimorphic achenes, the peripheral one being incurved and the inner ones being clavate and graded in size.
Histoplasmosis, also called as Darling's disease, is caused by a dimorphic fungus Histoplasma capsulatum.
Their leaves are glabrous or scaly, monomorphic or dimorphic (Tryon & Tryon 1982) with a coriaceous texture, which is an adaptation to the epiphytic environment (Hirsch & Kaplan 1974).