hermaphroditism(redirected from lateral hermaphroditism)
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her·maph·ro·dit·ism(hər-măf′rə-dī-tĭz′əm) also her·maph·ro·dism (-rə-dĭz′əm)
1. The presence of both male and female reproductive organs that is typical of certain plants and animals, as in a monoecious plant or an earthworm.
2. The presence in some humans and in some individuals of other animal species of both male and female reproductive organs and secondary sexual characteristics in the same individual.
the presence on an individual body of both male and female sex organs. Also called androgynism, gynandrism, gynandry. — hermaphrodite, n. — hermaphroditic, adj.See also: Body, Human
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|Noun||1.||hermaphroditism - congenital condition in which external genitalia and internal sex organs have both male and female characteristics|
|2.||hermaphroditism - showing characteristics of both sexes|
n. hermafroditismo, condición de hermafrodita.