pseudohermaphrodite

pseudohermaphrodite
pseudohermaphroditic /sooh'doh heuhr maf'reuh dit"ik/, adj.pseudohermaphroditism /sooh'doh herr maf"reuh duy tiz'euhm/, pseudohermaphrodism /sooh'doh herr maf"reuh diz'euhm/, n.
/sooh'doh herr maf"reuh duyt'/, n.
an individual having internal reproductive organs of one sex and external sexual characteristics resembling those of the other sex or being ambiguous in nature. Cf. hermaphrodite (def. 1).
[1890-95; PSEUDO- + HERMAPHRODITE]

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