gynandrism

gynandry

[ji-nan-dree, gahy-, jahy-]
Also, gynandrism.


Origin:
< Greek gýnandr(os) (see gynandrous) + -y3

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gynandrous (dʒaɪˈnændrəs, dʒɪ-, ɡaɪ-)
 
adj
1.  (of flowers such as the orchid) having the stamens and styles united in a column
2.  hermaphroditic
 
[C19: from Greek gunandros of uncertain sex, from gunē woman + anēr man]
 
gy'nandry
 
n
 
gy'nandrism
 
n

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gynandrism gy·nan·drism (jĭ-nān'drĭz'əm, gī-, jī-)
n.
A developmental abnormality characterized by hypertrophy of the clitoris and union of the labia majora, simulating in appearance the penis and scrotum.

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