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ambisexual

[am-bi-sek-shoo-uh l]
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adjective, noun
  1. bisexual(defs 2, 4).

Origin of ambisexual

First recorded in 1935–40; ambi- + sexual
Related formsam·bi·sex·u·al·i·ty, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ambisexual

ambisexual

adjective
  1. biology relating to or affecting both the male and female sexes
  2. Also: ambosexual bisexual
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for ambisexual

adj.

"unisex" (of clothing), also "bisexual," 1938 (ambisexuality is recorded from 1924), from ambi- + sexual. As a humorous coinage based on ambidextrous, ambisextrous is recorded from 1929.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

ambisexual in Medicine

ambisexual

([object Object])
adj.
  1. Bisexual.
n.
  1. An ambisexual person or organism.
Related formsam′bi•sex′u•ali•ty (-ălĭ-tē) n.
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