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unisexual

 [u″ne-sek´shoo-al]
of only one sex; having the sexual organs of one sex only.

unisexual

(yo͞o′nĭ-sĕk′sho͞o-əl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to only one sex.
2. Having only one type of sexual organ; not a hermaphrodite.
3. Botany Having either stamens or pistils but not both.
4. Unisex.

u′ni·sex′u·al′i·ty (-ăl′ĭ-tē) n.
u′ni·sex′u·al·ly adv.

unisexual

having separate male and female organisms in a species. see DIOECIOUS.
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