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gy·nan·dro·morph

 (gī-năn′drə-môrf′, jĭ-)
n.
An organism having both male and female characteristics, especially an insect exhibiting a mixture of male and female tissues or sex organs.

gy·nan′dro·mor′phic adj.
gy·nan′dro·mor′phism, gy·nan′dro·mor′phy n.

gynandromorph

(dʒɪˈnændrəʊˌmɔːf; ɡaɪ-; dʒaɪ-)
n
(Biology) an organism, esp an insect, that has both male and female physical characteristics. Compare hermaphrodite1
gyˌnandroˈmorphic, gyˌnandroˈmorphous adj
gyˌnandroˈmorphism, gyˈnandroˌmorphy n

gy•nan•dro•morph

(gaɪˈnæn drəˌmɔrf, dʒɪ-)

n.
an individual having morphological characteristics of both sexes.
[1895–1900; < Greek gýnandro(s) (see gynandrous)]
gy•nan`dro•mor′phic, gy•nan`dro•mor′phous, adj.
gy•nan`dro•morph′ism, gy•nan′dro•mor`phy, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gynandromorph - one having both male and female sexual characteristics and organsgynandromorph - one having both male and female sexual characteristics and organs; at birth an unambiguous assignment of male or female cannot be made
bisexual, bisexual person - a person who is sexually attracted to both sexes
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The butterfly was determined to be Lexias pardalis, commonly known as "brush-footed" butterflies and its condition is called bilateral gynandromorphy," reported Discovery News.
The lepidopterist, likewise, said that the butterfly had a rare condition known as bilateral gynandromorphy, which is characterized by having both the male and female external characteristics.
Bilateral gynandromorphy is a condition in which one half of a bird's body appears as a female and the opposite half appears as a male.