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hermaphrodite

noun her·maph·ro·dite \(ˌ)hər-ˈma-frə-ˌdīt\

: a person, plant, or animal that has both male and female parts

Full Definition of HERMAPHRODITE

1
:  an animal or plant having both male and female reproductive organs
2
:  something that is a combination of diverse elements
hermaphrodite adjective
her·maph·ro·dit·ic \(ˌ)hər-ˌma-frə-ˈdi-tik\ adjective
her·maph·ro·dit·ism \-ˈma-frə-ˌdī-ˌti-zəm\ noun

Origin of HERMAPHRODITE

Middle English hermofrodite, from Latin hermaphroditus, from Greek hermaphroditos, from Hermaphroditos
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Genetics Terms

chimera, plasticity

hermaphrodite

noun her·maph·ro·dite \(ˌ)hər-ˈmaf-rə-ˌdīt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HERMAPHRODITE

:  an individual exhibiting hermaphroditism
hermaphrodite adjective

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