gynandromorph

noun
gyn·​an·​dro·​morph | \ˌgīn-ˈan-drə-ˌmȯrf, ˌjin-\

Definition of gynandromorph 

: an abnormal individual exhibiting characters of both sexes in various parts of the body : a sexual mosaic

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gynandromorphic \ (ˌ)gīn-​ˌan-​drə-​ˈmȯr-​fik , (ˌ)jin-​ \ adjective
gynandromorphism \ (ˌ)gīn-​ˌan-​drə-​ˈmȯr-​ˌfi-​zəm , (ˌ)jin-​ \ noun
gynandromorphy \ ˌgīn-​ˈan-​drə-​ˌmȯr-​fē , ˌjin-​ \ noun

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The gynandromorph, as it is known, has a mixture of male and female genes and expresses traits from both sexes. Jason Daley, Smithsonian, "Rare Yellow Cardinal Spotted at Alabama Bird Feeder," 27 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of gynandromorph

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gynandromorph

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek gynandros + -morph

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gynandromorph

noun
gyn·​an·​dro·​morph | \(ˈ)gīn-ˈan-drə-ˌmȯrf, (ˈ)jin- \

Medical Definition of gynandromorph 

: an abnormal individual exhibiting characters of both sexes in various parts of the body : a sexual mosaic

Other Words from gynandromorph

gynandromorphic \ (ˌ)gīn-​ˌan-​drə-​ˈmȯr-​fik , (ˌ)jin-​ \ adjective
gynandromorphism \ -​ˌfiz-​əm \ noun
gynandromorphy \ (ˈ)gīn-​ˈan-​drə-​ˌmȯr-​fē , (ˈ)jin-​ \ noun plural gynandromorphies

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