A third possibility is that the Belle Isle bamboo shark is a hermaphrodite , harboring both male and female sex organs, and capable of fertilizing its own eggs.
A second approach to looking for imprinting in C. elegans has been to generate diploid animals in which both copies of a given chromosome are derived from the same parent, from either the male parent or hermaphrodite parent.
A long tail on the survival curve, representing a small minority of long-lived survivors, was seen in male but not hermaphrodite populations.
Poor old Kyle and Chardonnay have had nothing much to do this series, except provide a stream of public service information about hermaphrodite babies.
The Hippocratic paradigm assumed that sex existed along a sort of continuum from the extreme male to the extreme female and that the hermaphrodite therefore was s/he who lay in the middle.
This situation never happens for nuclear genes because at least half of the nuclear genes carried by females necessarily derive from hermaphrodite parents.
Earlier this year another team of scientists reported the creation of a hermaphrodite embryo containing male and female cells.
Animals developed as perfectly normal hermaphrodites if derived from a heterozygous hermaphrodite mother.
The painting presents a heavily pregnant two-tone, two-headed, hermaphrodite figure in x-ray on a background of what also appears to be a row of x-rayed teeth.
Most Pampas grass plants are either male or female, though odd plants may be hermaphrodite .