gynandromorphism


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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.
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gynandromorphism

the condition of having one half of the body male and the other half female, as certain insects. — gynandromorph, n. — gynandromorphous, adj.
See also: Insects
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A new species of Anoplodactylus (Pycnogonida: Phoxichilidiidae) from Brazil, with a case of gynandromorphism in Anoplodactylus eroticus Stock, 1968.
A case of gynandromorphism in Amblyomma mixtum (Acari, Ixodidae)