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  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).
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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 pseudohermaphrodite


  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
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Derived Formspseudohermaphroditism, noun
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pseudohermaphrodite in Medicine


  1. A person exhibiting pseudohermaphroditism.
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