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Types of dimorphism (having two body types) include:

  • non-sexual dimorphism, two clearly distinct physiologies present in a species not based on sex (example: reef egret)
  • Nuclear dimorphism, when a cell's nuclear apparatus is composed of two structurally and functionally differentiated types of nuclei
  • Phenotypic switching, switching between two cell-types. For example the fungus Candida albicans infects host tissue by switching from its usual unicellular yeast-like form into an invasive, multicellular filamentous form
  • Frond dimorphism, differing forms of fern fronds between the sterile and fertile fronds

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