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POLYANDRY. The state of a woman who has several husbands.
     2. Polyandry is legalized only in Tibet. This is inconsistent with the law of nature. Vide Law of Nature.

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Polyandrous Due to shortage of [26] relationships brides, a female is married to number of males leading to polyandry.
Evidence suggests that polyandrous marriages are most stable in situations where the brothers have distinct contributions to the household's success.
For Gunnison's and white-tailed prairie dogs, however, polyandrous females were less likely than monandrous females to survive until the next mating season.
(257.) In a polyandrous relationship, of course, the hub spouse would be a woman.
subulata females to four males each, in sequence, and then genotyped the resulting offspring using microsatellites to test whether polyandrous females produce offspring that are half-siblings sired by different males.
Yet, Bombax ceiba flowers conserved the ancestral condition which is represented by synapomorphies characters such as large flower with fleshy cup-shaped calyx, polyandrous stamens with unilocular anthers that possess stakled filaments forming five bundles united at base with calyx & corolla and produce tremendous amount of pollen which favors pollination via mammals like bats [20].
Because we were unsure whether these detection ratios would be similar to values that would have been generated using the adjusted total metric, we did not adjust counts of the polygamous (polygynous and polyandrous) species and assumed perfect detection (detection rate = 1.0).
The title of this study is a nod to the distinguished ethnologist Claude Levi-Strauss (1908-2009) who demonstrated that multiple family structures (monogamous, polyandrous or polygynous; patrilineal, matrilineal or bilateral, extended or restricted) all serve the same social functions to varying degrees.
Serfes (2002) Equilibrium and Inefficiency Properties of Interlinkage under Polyandrous Tenancy.
JAUNsAR-BAWAR VALLEY in north india is INFAMOUS FOR ITS POLYGAMOUS AND POLYANDROUS UNIONS BUT for ITS RESIDENTS, LIFE GOES ON