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One that possesses the internal reproductive organs of one sex while exhibiting some of the external physical characteristics of the opposite sex.

pseu′do·her·maph′ro·dit′ic (-dĭt′ĭk) adj.
pseu′do·her·maph′ro·dit·ism n.


(Biology) an organism with the congenital condition of having the organs of reproduction of one sex and the external genitalia, usually malformed, of the opposite sex. Compare hermaphroditism
ˌpseudoherˈmaphroditˌism n
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Noun1.pseudohermaphrodite - someone having external genitalia of one sex and internal sex organs of the other sex; not a true hermaphrodite because there is no ambiguity in the sex of the external genitalia and hence no question about gender at birth
bisexual, bisexual person - a person who is sexually attracted to both sexes
Adj.1.pseudohermaphrodite - having internal reproductive organs of one sex and external sexual characteristics of the other sex
androgynous - having both male and female characteristics