An individual which has the attributes of both male and female, or which unites in itself the two sexes; an animal or plant having the parts of generation of both sexes, as when a flower contains both the stamens and pistil within the same calyx, or on the same receptacle. In some cases reproduction may take place without the union of the distinct individuals. In the animal kingdom true hermaphrodites are found only among the invertebrates. See Illust. in Appendix, under Helminths.
Including, or being of, both sexes; as, an hermaphrodite animal or flower.
male and female organs present in the same flower
The more common sexual form of the nematode, Caenorhabditis elegans, in which the gonad generates both male and female gametes. The hermaphrodite is self-fertile, since its gametes can be brought together internally to create healthy progeny. These animals can also participate in sexual unions with male animals to create cross-progeny by internal fertilization of the hermaphroditeâ€™s female gamete, or oocyte, with the maleâ€™s sperm. See Automictic See Gonochoristic
An organism that has both male and female reproductive organs.
A person in whom sexual differentiation is ambiguous or incomplete.
an older term for an intersexual/ intersexed person; the term is now considered somewhat clinical or even derogatory.
An individual capable of producing both eggs and sperm during its lifetime.
one born with the genitals of both sexes.
A person born with female and male genital organs.
A creature manifesting both male and female characteristics.
The offspring of Hermes and Aphrodite. In Alchemy, Hermes changes sex in order to become the volatile female Mercury who conjoins with the male Sulphur. Hence the depictions of hermaphrodite sexual beings in the processes of transformation. In the film, this adorning figure on The Loculus (the relic at the heart of this film) propels Mira - with her knowledge of alchemy- to her most vital and daring decision….
an individual having both functional male and female sex organs.
a creature in which both male and female organs are normally present, as in some molluscs and worms.
(her- maf-roh-dite) [Gk. Hermes and Aphrodite] An individual that functions as both male and female in sexual reproduction by producing both sperm and eggs.
An infertile person with both male and female gonads.
(adj. hermaphroditic) having both male and female reproductive organs
An organism having both male and female reproductive organs. Many snails fall into this category.
A hermaphrodite is often used incorrectly for Shemale, however, this is a rare medical condition where someone is born with both male and female sexual organs.
A creature with the sexual organs of both the male and the female.
Africa. A race of dual sex born with many strange instincts. (Solinus; Mela; Isidore).
animal with both male and female reproductive organs
A person who possesses both male and female primary sexual characteristics.
An animal that has both male and female reproductive organs. Nudibranchs (sea slugs) are a good example o a hermaphrodite.
A person with both male and female primary sex characteristics.
Someone who has physical characteristics of both sexes.
A person who possesses portions of both female and male reproductive tissues. See also pseudohermaphroditism.
(Not applicable to Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia) An organism which has both male and female organs, and produces both male gametes (sperm) and female gametes (eggs). The organism can have both types of organs at the same time (simultaneous hermaphrodite) or have one type early in life and the other type later in life (sequential hermaphrodite). ( source)
of animal or plant; having both male female reproductive organs
a being with both the parts of a male and a female, usually sexual organs
an animal or plant that can produce both male and female gametes
an animal that can functionas either male or female and there are some lower worm invertebratetypes of animals that can actually do both simultaneously
an animal that has both sexes, or is male then female at different stages in its life
an individual that has both male and female reproductive organs and thus produces both sperm and eggs One unusual hydrozoan is the Portuguese man-of-war
an organism that can function both as a male and as a female, either at the same time or at different times
an organism which possesses the reproductive organs of both sexes
a person born with sex chromosomes , external genitalia , or an internal reproductive system that is not considered "standard" for either male or female
a person who has both male and female sex organs
a person who has the genitalia of both male and female
a person who possesses the sexual organs of both male and female
a plant with both male and female reproductive parts, almost always starting out as a female and, later, growing male parts
a plant with both male (pollen sacs) and female (buds) parts
a species of organism in which an individual can fertilize itself
a species that contains both male and female sexual organs at some point during their lives
one plant having both male and female flowers: The breeding of hermaphrodites is hard to control.
Flowers which have both male and female parts.
an animal that carries both male and female sex organs.
1. Animal that has both male and female reproductive organs, or a mixture of male and female attributes. 2. A plant whose flowers contain both stamen and carpels.
An animal that has both male and female body parts. When hermaphroditic animals, such as earthworms and slugs, mate, each animal is then able to lay eggs.
(n.) A creature or being posessing both male and female sexual organs. Normally sterile and/or barren.
A person born with diminished sexual organs of both sexes as a result of a genetic anomaly, and therefore has physical sexual traits and characteristics in between that of a man or a woman. The hermaphroditic individual is usually incapable of reproduction.
When a person is born with the genital or reproductive organs of both sexes. It is a rare condition.
An animal in which the characteristics of both sexes are really or apparently combined
n. An organism that produces both female and male sex cells.
Plants which possess both stamens and carpels in the same flower, while in animals it is organisms which possess both male and female sex organs
Person with both male and female genitilia.
An animal with both male and female reproductive systems. In some animals, both systems are present at the same time. Other animals may change from one gender to another. Many marine animals are hermaphrodites. These include some fishes.
an animal or plant having both male and female reproductive organs
Person with both male and female genitalia.
An older term for intersexual which is less used now because it suggests a half and half concept of intersexuality. (Derived from Hermes and Aphrodite.)
hermaphrodite is the form that can make both sperm and oocytes and can self-fertilize. C. elegans has both hermaphrodites and males. The male can mate with hermaphrodites to produce cross progeny.
A person having both male and female reproductive organs
an animal in which each adult can act as either the female or the male in reproduction.
This Greek word unites the names of Hermes and Aphrodite to name a creature of uncertain sex, both sexes, or some of both sexes. Some people have argued that Adam (or the first creature, who might not be Adam) was originally a hermaphrodite, because it says that "male and female created He him". I have seen paintings in which Adam and Eve have both male and female genitals, stacked one above the other.
( Hermaphroditism ) â€“ is a person having both male and female sexual characteristics and organs; at birth an unambiguous assignment of male or female cannot be made.
Self-pollinating plants, such as wine grape vines, containing both male stamens and female ovaries.
Possessing the organs ot both sexes.
Also called intersexed. A person with some or all of the primary sex characteristics of both genders (for example, both a penis and a vulva).
an organism that contains male and female reproductive organs.
An organism that has both female and male sex organs. In a plant, one that has both stamens and carpels in the same flower.
Refers to both male and female in the same organism.
The description of a plant that has both the male and female reproductive organs and is therefore self-fertilizing.
Having both male and female reproductive systems in the same individual.
Androgyne state of man before the division of the sexes in the Lemurian Root Race.
Possessing the organs of both sexes. 92
Person who has both female and male genitalia.
A person born with full or partial reproductive organs of both sexes. Also called Intersexed.
Outdated terminology for Intersex.
An individual that possesses both male and female reproductive organs.
Having the organs of both sexes.
A hermaphrodite is a plant that has both female and male reproductive organs.
An outdated and (now) derogatory term for intersex persons. (Some intersex persons have reclaimed this term for their own use, much the same way "queer", "dyke" and "fag" is affectionately used within the queer community.)
An individual born with genitals that are ambiguous in appearance or that are in conflict with the internal sex glands. See also transsexual.
a person biologically between female and male, sometimes with genital and /or reproductive body parts of both sexes. More in favor: intersexual.
A person with primary or secondary sex characteristics of both sexes. Note that, though this term continues to be used by mental health professionals, those classified as such often consider it derogatory. The preferred term is "intersexed person"
Person who has both female and male sexual organs.
An individual with both male and female gonads often in association with ambiguous external genitalia.