intersex

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in·ter·sex

 (ĭn′tər-sĕks′)
n.
1. An intersexual individual.
2. The condition of being intersexual.
adj.
Intersexual.

intersex

(ˈɪntəˌsɛks)
n
1. (Genetics) the condition of having characteristics intermediate between those of a male and a female
2. (Physiology) the condition of having characteristics intermediate between those of a male and a female
3. (Physiology) an individual, esp a person, exhibiting such physiological characteristics. Compare gynandromorph, hermaphrodite1, hermaphrodite2

in•ter•sex

(ˈɪn tərˌsɛks)

n.
an individual displaying both male and female sexual characteristics.
[1915–20; back formation from intersexual]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.intersex - one having both male and female sexual characteristics and organsintersex - 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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Female Intersex Male Total observed Region Northeast 57 (32.8) 19 (10.9) 98 (56.3) 174 Central 146 (44.7) 16 (4.9) 165 (50.5) 327 South 138 (44.1) 8 (2.6) 167 (53.4) 313 Total 341 (41.9) 43 (5.3) 430 (52.8) 814 Time period 1852-1929 44 (52.4) 1 (1.2) 39 (46.4) 84 1930-1945 35 (43.8) 6 (7.5) 39 (48.8) 80 1946-1959 46 (30.1) 17 (11.1) 90 (58.8) 153 1960-1979 76 (48.1) 10 (6.3) 72 (45.6) 158 1980-1996 140 (41.3) 9 (2.7) 190 (56.1) 339 Total 341 (41.9) 43 (5.3) 430 (52.8) 814