pseudohermaphrodite


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pseu·do·her·maph·ro·dite

 (so͞o′dō-hər-măf′rə-dīt′)
n.
One that possesses the internal reproductive organs of one sex while exhibiting some of the external physical characteristics of the opposite sex.

pseu′do·her·maph′ro·dit′ic (-dĭt′ĭk) adj.
pseu′do·her·maph′ro·dit·ism n.

pseudohermaphrodite

(ˌsjuːdəʊhɜːˈmæfrəˌdaɪt)
n
(Biology) an organism with the congenital condition of having the organs of reproduction of one sex and the external genitalia, usually malformed, of the opposite sex. Compare hermaphroditism
ˌpseudoherˈmaphroditˌism n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pseudohermaphrodite - someone having external genitalia of one sex and internal sex organs of the other sex; not a true hermaphrodite because there is no ambiguity in the sex of the external genitalia and hence no question about gender at birth
bisexual, bisexual person - a person who is sexually attracted to both sexes
Adj.1.pseudohermaphrodite - having internal reproductive organs of one sex and external sexual characteristics of the other sex
androgynous - having both male and female characteristics
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Female pseudohermaphrodite polar bears at Svalbard.
Brain dimorphism and sexual partner preference in a pseudohermaphrodite rat
Clinical, biochemical and morphologic diagnostic markers in an infant male pseudohermaphrodite patient with compound heterozygous mutations (G115D/R246W) in SRD5A2 gene.
In the absence of palpable gonads, possibility of female pseudo-hermaphrodite is considered whereas in case of palpable gonads diagnostic evaluation is directed to male pseudohermaphrodite.