intersexual

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in·ter·sex·u·al

 (ĭn′tər-sĕk′sho͞o-əl)
adj.
1. Existing or occurring between the sexes: intersexual competition.
2. Having anatomical characteristics that are neither typically male nor typically female.
n.
An intersexual person.

in′ter·sex′u·al′i·ty (-ăl′ĭ-tē) n.
in′ter·sex′u·al·ly adv.

intersexual

(ˌɪntəˈsɛksjʊəl)
adj
1. (Biology) occurring or existing between the sexes
2. (Zoology) relating to or being an intersex
ˌinterˌsexuˈality, ˌinterˈsexualism n
ˌinterˈsexually adv

in•ter•sex•u•al

(ˌɪn tərˈsɛk ʃu əl)

adj.
1. existing between the sexes; done or used by both sexes.
2. pertaining to or having the characteristics of an intersex.
[1865–70]
in`ter•sex`u•al′i•ty, in`ter•sex′u•al•ism, n.
in`ter•sex′u•al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.intersexual - existing or occurring between the sexes
sexual - having or involving sex; "sexual reproduction"; "sexual spores"
2.intersexual - having sexual characteristics intermediate between those of male and female
androgynous - having both male and female characteristics
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This could be due to the male-biased sex ratio of our sample, or simply that the morphometric variables used are more intersexually discriminative in these other species.
There is some evidence that males and females of Plethodon cinereus occupy intersexually overlapping territories (Mathis, 1991), but it remains to be seen whether a similar situation occurs in P.
Larger adult males and females establish separate but intersexually overlapping territories under and around cover objects (rocks and logs) on the forest floor (Mathis 1989, 1990a, b, 1991a, b).