MATING SYSTEM

the system in a species which describes the mating patterns such as monogamy (a single partner) or polygamy (multiple partners) which varies between the genders of each species in the animal kingdom.

MATING SYSTEM: "In typically Western cultures, the mating system is classed as monogamy (one partner), elsewhere polygamy (multiple partners) is common. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MATING SYSTEM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/mating-system/ (accessed September 27, 2020).
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