- 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).
Origin of pseudohermaphrodite
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- 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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- A state in which an individual possesses the internal reproductive organs of one sex while exhibiting some of the external physical characteristics of the opposite sex.false hermaphroditism
- A person exhibiting pseudohermaphroditism.
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