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bipotentiality bi·po·ten·ti·al·i·ty (bī'pə-těn'shē-āl'ĭ-tē)

  1. The capability of differentiating along two developmental pathways, as of a gonad.

  2. The capacity to function either as a male or a female.

  3. The condition of having both male and female reproductive organs; hermaphroditism.

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