gynandrism

gynandrism
n. condition in which an organism possesses both female and male organs (Zoology)

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  • gynandrism — ˌdrizəm noun ( s) Etymology: gyn + andr + ism : gynandry * * * gynandrism noun see ↑gynandry below • • • Main Entry: ↑gyno gynanˈdry …   Useful english dictionary

  • gynandrism — A developmental abnormality characterized by hypertrophy of the clitoris and union of the labia majora, simulating in appearance the penis and scrotum. See hermaphroditism, female pseudohermaphroditism. [gyn + G. aner (andr ), man] * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • gynandrism — gy·nan·drism …   English syllables

  • gynandry — /ji nan dree, guy , juy /, n. hermaphroditism. Also, gynandrism. [ < Gk gýnandr(os) (see GYNANDROUS) + Y3] * * * …   Universalium

  • gynandroid — An individual exhibiting gynandrism. [gyn + G. aner (andr ), man, + eidos, resemblance] * * * gy·nan·droid ( )gīn an .drȯid, ( )jin adj exhibiting gynandry gynandroid n a gynandroid person * * * gy·nan·droid (gi ) (jə nanґdroid) [gyn + andr …   Medical dictionary

  • hermaphroditism — The presence in one individual of both ovarian and testicular tissue; i.e., true h.. SYN: hermaphrodism. adrenal h. altered appearance of the genitalia due to disorders of adrenocortical function, most often female virilization; not an example of …   Medical dictionary

  • masculinization — The condition marked by the attainment of male characteristics, such as facial hair, either physiologically as part of male maturation, or pathologically by individuals of either sex. [L. masculus, male] * * * n. development of excess body and… …   Medical dictionary

  • female pseudohermaphroditism — a condition in which the affected individual is genetically female and has female gonads (ovaries) but has significant male secondary sex characters. Called also androgynism and gynandrism …   Medical dictionary

  • androgyny — Synonyms and related words: androgynism, effeminacy, effeminateness, epicenism, epicenity, feminism, gynandrism, gynandry, hermaphroditism, intersexualism, intersexuality, muliebrity, prissiness, pseudohermaphroditism, sissiness, transsexualism,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bisexuality — n 1. androgyny, epicinism; All Biol. hermaphroditism, hermaphrodism, pseudohermaphroditism; All Bot. gynandry, gynandrism, gynan dromorphy, gynandromorphism. 2. bisexualism, amphieroticism, Sl. swinging from both sides of the plate, Sl. switch… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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