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An organism having both male and female characteristics, especially an insect exhibiting a mixture of male and female tissues or sex organs.
gy·nan′dro·mor′phism, gy·nan′dro·mor′phy n.
gynandromorph(dʒɪˈnændrəʊˌmɔːf; ɡaɪ-; dʒaɪ-)
(Biology) an organism, esp an insect, that has both male and female physical characteristics. Compare hermaphrodite1
gyˌnandroˈmorphic, gyˌnandroˈmorphous adj
gyˌnandroˈmorphism, gyˈnandroˌmorphy n
gy•nan•dro•morph(gaɪˈnæn drəˌmɔrf, dʒɪ-)
an individual having morphological characteristics of both sexes.
[1895–1900; < Greek gýnandro(s) (see gynandrous)]
gy•nan`dro•mor′phic, gy•nan`dro•mor′phous, adj.
gy•nan`dro•morph′ism, gy•nan′dro•mor`phy, n.
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|Noun||1.||gynandromorph - one having both male and female sexual characteristics and organs; at birth an unambiguous assignment of male or female cannot be made|