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Meaning of HERMAPHRODITISM

Pronunciation:  hur'mafrudI`tizum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  showing characteristics of both sexes
  2. [n]  congenital condition in which external genitalia and internal sex organs have both male and female characteristics
 

HERMAPHRODITISM is a 15 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: androgyny, bisexuality
 
 See Also: birth defect, congenital abnormality, congenital anomaly, congenital defect, congenital disorder, gender, sex, sexuality

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Her*maph"ro*dit*ism\, n. (Biol.)
The union of the two sexes in the same individual, or the
combination of some of their characteristics or organs in one
individual.

 

 

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