protandrous

/ (prəʊˈtændrəs) /

adjective

(of hermaphrodite or monoecious plants) maturing the anthers before the stigma
(of hermaphrodite animals) producing male gametes before female gametesCompare protogynous

Nearby words

  1. protactinium,
  2. protagonist,
  3. protagoras,
  4. protagorean,
  5. protamine,
  6. protanomaly,
  7. protanopia,
  8. protasis,
  9. prote-,
  10. protea

Derived Formsprotandry, noun

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