intersexuality

noun
in·ter·sex·u·al·i·ty | \ ˌin-tər-ˌsek-shə-ˈwa-lə-tē \

Definition of intersexuality 

: the condition (such as that occurring in congenital adrenal hyperplasia or androgen insensitivity syndrome) 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 Intersexuality, in a variety of forms, occurs in about one of every 2,000 births—about the same proportion as cystic fibrosis. —Emily Nussbaum

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1920, in the meaning defined above

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intersexuality

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

Medical Definition of intersexuality 

: 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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