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pseudohermaphrodite

[ soo-doh-hur-maf-ruh-dahyt ]
/ ˌsu doʊ hɜrˈmæf rəˌdaɪt /
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noun
(no longer in common use; now considered offensive) an individual having reproductive organs of one sex and other sexual characteristics resembling those of a different sex or being ambiguous in nature.
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Origin of pseudohermaphrodite

First recorded in 1890–95; pseudo- + hermaphrodite

OTHER WORDS FROM pseudohermaphrodite

pseu·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-uhm], /ˌsu doʊ hɜrˈmæf rə daɪˌtɪz əm/, pseu·do·her·maph·ro·dism [soo-doh-hur-maf-ruh-diz-uhm], /ˌsu doʊ hɜrˈmæf rəˌdɪz əm/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for pseudohermaphrodite

pseudohermaphrodite
/ (ˌsjuːdəʊhɜːˈmæfrəˌdaɪt) /

noun
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 forms of pseudohermaphrodite

pseudohermaphroditism, noun
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