gynandromorph


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gy·nan·dro·morph

 (gī-năn′drə-môrf′, jĭ-)
n.
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′phic adj.
gy·nan′dro·mor′phism, gy·nan′dro·mor′phy n.

gynandromorph

(dʒɪˈnændrəʊˌmɔːf; ɡaɪ-; dʒaɪ-)
n
(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-)

n.
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gynandromorph - one having both male and female sexual characteristics and organsgynandromorph - 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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The only information in the literature about this species refers to systematic aspects, occurrence and characterisation of the adults (Lemaire, 2002), as well as the record of a gynandromorph (Moraes, 2005).
With respect to the role of the androgenic gland (AG) in regulating crustacean sex differentiation, Nagamine and Knight (1987a) stated that "knowing that the AG can masculinize genotypic females makes the presence of a bilateral gynandromorph a paradox since the AG at the male half should be capable of masculinizing the contralateral female half.
distinctions can be pretty fine, with some claiming that gynandromorphs do not look entirely like androgyns, nor like hermaphrodites, nor eunuchs, and certainly not like bisexuals--that androgyns and wombmen are quite different--and so on.