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am·bi·sex·u·al

 (ăm′bĭ-sĕk′sho͞o-əl)
adj.
1. Having a sexual orientation to persons of either sex; bisexual.
2. Suited to either sex; unisex: ambisexual fashions.
n.
An ambisexual person.

am′bi·sex′u·al′i·ty (-ăl′ĭ-tē) n.
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ambisexual

(ˌæmbɪˈsɛksjʊəl)
adj
1. (Biology) biology relating to or affecting both the male and female sexes
2. Also: ambosexual bisexual
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bi•sex•u•al

(baɪˈsɛk ʃu əl)

adj.
1. of both sexes.
2. combining male and female organs in one individual.
3. sexually responsive to both sexes.
n.
4. an animal or plant that has the reproductive organs of both sexes.
5. a person sexually responsive to both sexes.
[1815–25]
bi`sex•u•al′i•ty, bi•sex′u•al•ism, n.
bi•sex′u•al•ly, adv.
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am·bi·sex·u·al

a. ambisexual, bisexual.
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