[ in-ter-sek-shoo-uhl or, especially British, -seks-yoo- ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈsɛk ʃu əl or, especially British, -ˈsɛks yu- /
existing between the sexes; done or used by both male and female sexes: an intersexual tennis competition.
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OTHER WORDS FROM intersexualin·ter·sex·u·al·i·ty, in·ter·sex·u·al·ism, nounin·ter·sex·u·al·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for intersexual
In this view, only intersexual people are created in the image of God.
One of the interesting results of the experiments was the production of a number of intersexual types of various grades.Taboo and Genetics|Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard
British Dictionary definitions for intersexual
/ (ˌɪntəˈsɛksjʊəl) /
occurring or existing between the sexes
relating to or being an intersex
Derived forms of intersexualintersexuality or intersexualism, nounintersexually, adverb
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Medical definitions for intersexual
[ ĭn′tər-sĕk′shōō-əl ]
Having both male and female characteristics, including in varying degrees reproductive organs and secondary sexual characteristics, as a result of an abnormality of the sex chromosomes or a hormonal imbalance during embryogenesis.
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