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epigamic Applied to a character of an animal that serves to attract or stimulate members of the opposite sex during courtship. Examples are the distinctive coloration of some male birds and fish, the colourful crest of the male crested newt, and the song of birds. Such characters may also have other functions such as discouraging potential competitors for mates or food resources.

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epigamic

epigamic Character of an animal that serves to attract or stimulate members of the opposite sex during courtship. Examples are the distinctive coloration of some male birds and fish, the colourful crest of the male crested newt, and the song of birds. Such characters may also have other functions such as discouraging potential competitors for mates or food resources.

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epigamic

epigamic Serving to attract a mate. Epigamic characters include the bright plumage of some male birds.

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"epigamic." A Dictionary of Biology. . Encyclopedia.com. 18 Nov. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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