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pseudohermaphrodite

[soo-doh-hur-maf-ruh-dahyt]
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noun
  1. an individual having internal reproductive organs of one sex and external sexual characteristics resembling those of the other sex or being ambiguous in nature.Compare hermaphrodite(def 1).

Origin of pseudohermaphrodite

First recorded in 1890–95; pseudo- + hermaphrodite
Related formspseu·do·her·maph·ro·dit·ic [soo-doh-her-maf-ruh-dit-ik] /ˌsu doʊ hərˌmæf rəˈdɪt ɪk/, adjectivepseu·do·her·maph·ro·dit·ism [soo-doh-hur-maf-ruh-dahy-tiz-uh m] /ˌsu doʊ hɜrˈmæf rə daɪˌtɪz əm/, pseu·do·her·maph·ro·dism [soo-doh-hur-maf-ruh-diz-uh m] /ˌsu doʊ hɜrˈmæf rəˌdɪz əm/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for pseudohermaphroditism

pseudohermaphrodite

noun
  1. an organism with the congenital condition of having the organs of reproduction of one sex and the external genitalia, usually malformed, of the opposite sexCompare hermaphroditism
Derived Formspseudohermaphroditism, noun
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pseudohermaphroditism in Medicine

pseudohermaphroditism

(sōō′dō-hər-măfrə-dī-tĭz′əm)
n.
  1. A state in which an individual possesses the internal reproductive organs of one sex while exhibiting some of the external physical characteristics of the opposite sex.false hermaphroditism

pseudohermaphrodite

(sōō′dō-hər-măfrə-dīt′)
n.
  1. A person exhibiting pseudohermaphroditism.
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