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While in humans, male-female unions generally have a fifty-fifty shot of producing males or females, in these nematodes, coupling hermaphrodites with males will produce only male offspring.
She was derided as sexless, a male hybrid, a hermaphrodite, a freak.
Thomas Jefferson, campaigning against John Adams, called him a hermaphrodite.
She could just as easily be called, in the language of the later twentieth century, a fetishistic transvestite, a lesbian, a latent transsexual or a hermaphrodite.
The pièce de résistance of this early section is when Hick joins the circus and sleeps with a hermaphrodite.
The pond snail is a hermaphrodite that can choose the role of giver or taker in a relationship.
John Adams was called a hermaphrodite; Andrew Jackson's opponents claimed his mother was a prostitute.
John Adams was called a hermaphrodite
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Definition of hermaphrodite
- hermaphrodite plants
- Like their relatives the earthworms, leeches are hermaphrodite animals. Each individual has both male and female sex organs but cannot fertilize itself.
- —Mark Carwardine
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