pseudohermaphrodite

[soo-doh-hur-maf-ruh-dahyt] /ˌsu doʊ hɜrˈmæf rəˌdaɪt/
noun
1.
an individual having internal reproductive organs of one sex and external sexual characteristics resembling those of the other sex or being ambiguous in nature.
Compare hermaphrodite (def 1).
Origin
1890–95; pseudo- + hermaphrodite
Related forms
pseudohermaphroditic
[soo-doh-her-maf-ruh-dit-ik] /ˌsu doʊ hərˌmæf rəˈdɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
pseudohermaphroditism
[soo-doh-hur-maf-ruh-dahy-tiz-uh m] /ˌsu doʊ hɜrˈmæf rə daɪˌtɪz əm/ (Show IPA),
pseudohermaphrodism
[soo-doh-hur-maf-ruh-diz-uh m] /ˌsu doʊ hɜrˈmæf rəˌdɪz əm/ (Show IPA),
noun
British Dictionary definitions for pseudohermaphrodite
pseudohermaphrodite (ˌsjuːdəʊhɜːˈmæfrəˌdaɪt)
 
n
Compare hermaphrodite an organism with the congenital condition of having the organs of reproduction of one sex and the external genitalia, usually malformed, of the opposite sex
 
pseudoher'maphroditism
 
n

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pseudohermaphrodite in Medicine

pseudohermaphrodite pseu·do·her·maph·ro·dite (sōō'dō-hər-māf'rə-dīt')
n.
A person exhibiting pseudohermaphroditism.

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