contrasexual


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contrasexual

 [kon-trah-sek´shoo-al]
1. in psychiatry, said of the personality traits that most people repress because they are characteristic of the opposite sex.
2. having secondary sex characters appropriate to the opposite sex. Called also heterosexual.

contrasexual

(kon“tră-sek′shoo-ăl) [ contra- + sexual]
Characteristic of the gender that differs from one's genotype. For example, a woman with polycystic ovaries may develop secondary sexual characteristics, e.g., facial hair, that are contrasexual.
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So whether you're a metrosexual, a contrasexual or an ubersexual who wants to herd cats, fork a tree or shuffle some muppets, this is the dictionary for you.
Evaluations of androgen excess, virilization, intersex disorders, or contrasexual maturation are the only indications for T measurement in girls.
Yet Jung goes further in deconstructing the imperious, patriarchal ego by declaring the autonomy of the unconscious and by describing a contrasexual anima indwelling within the psyche, whose function is to mediate between the now-relativized ego and the "objective psyche.
Others to watch are: Flip flopper - an indecisive person; and contrasexual - independent woman with desire to defy convention.