Bio ch 51 terms 7

Bio ch 51 terms 7 - Polygyny (puh-lij-en-e) A polygamous...

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Pheromone (far´-uh-mon) In animals and fungi, a small molecule released into the environment that functions in communication between members of the same species. In animals, it acts much like a hormone in influencing physiology and behavior. Polyandry (pol´-e-an´-dre) A polygamous mating system involving one female and many males. Polygamous Referring to a type of relationship in which an individual of one sex mates with several of the other.
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Unformatted text preview: Polygyny (puh-lij-en-e) A polygamous mating system involving one male and many females. problem solving The cognitive activity of devising a method to proceed from one state to another in the face of real or apparent obstacles. Promiscuous Referring to a type of relationship in which mating occurs with no strong pair-bonds or lasting relationships....
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2011 for the course BIO V23.0012 taught by Professor Borowsky during the Spring '10 term at NYU.

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