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[ji-nan-druh-mawrf, gahy-, jahy-]
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noun Biology.
  1. an individual exhibiting morphological characteristics of both sexes.
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Origin of gynandromorph

1895–1900; < Greek gýnandro(s) (see gynandrous) + -morph
Related formsgy·nan·dro·mor·phic, gy·nan·dro·mor·phous, adjectivegy·nan·dro·morph·ism, gy·nan·dro·mor·phy, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for gynandromorphous


  1. an organism, esp an insect, that has both male and female physical characteristicsCompare hermaphrodite (def. 1)
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Derived Formsgynandromorphic or gynandromorphous, adjectivegynandromorphism or gynandromorphy, noun
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gynandromorphous in Medicine


(gī-năn′drə-môrfəs, jĭ-)
  1. Having both male and female characteristics.
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