intersexual

adjective
in·​ter·​sex·​u·​al | \ ˌin-tər-ˈsek-shə-wəl How to pronounce intersexual (audio) , -shwəl, -shəl \

Definition of intersexual

1 : existing between sexes intersexual hostility
2 : intersex intersexual individuals

Other Words from intersexual

intersexually \ ˌin-​tər-​ˈsek-​shə-​wə-​lē How to pronounce intersexually (audio) , -​shwə-​lē , -​shə-​lē \ adverb

First Known Use of intersexual

circa 1866, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Intersexual.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intersexual. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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intersexual

adjective
in·​ter·​sex·​u·​al | \ ˌint-ər-ˈseksh-(ə-)wəl, -ˈsek-shəl \

Medical Definition of intersexual

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : existing between sexes intersexual hostility

Other Words from intersexual

intersexually \ -​ˈseksh-​(ə-​)wə-​lē, -​(ə-​)lē \ adverb

intersexual

noun

Medical Definition of intersexual (Entry 2 of 2)

: an individual exhibiting intersexuality

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