hermaphroditism

[hur-maf-ruh-dahy-tiz-uh m]
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noun

the condition of being a hermaphrodite.

Also her·maph·ro·dism [hur-maf-ruh-diz-uh m] /hɜrˈmæf rəˌdɪz əm/.

Origin of hermaphroditism

First recorded in 1800–10; hermaphrodite + -ism
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Medicine definitions for hermaphroditism

hermaphroditism

[hər-măfrə-dī-tĭz′əm]

n.

The presence of both ovarian and testicular tissue in an individual.
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