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noun in·ter·sex·u·al·i·ty \-ˌsek-shə-ˈwal-ət-ē\

Medical Definition of intersexuality



  1. :  the condition (as that occurring in congenital adrenal hyperplasia, androgen insensitivity syndrome, or gonadal dysgenesis) of either having both male and female gonadal tissue in one individual or of having the gonads of one sex and external genitalia that is of the other sex or is ambiguous—compare hermaphroditism, pseudohermaphroditism

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