gynandromorphism


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gynandromorphism

 [gi-] , [jĭ-nan″dro-mor´fizm]
the presence of chromosomes of both sexes in different tissues of the body, which produces a mosaic of male and female sex characteristics. adj., adj gynandromor´phous.

gy·nan·dro·mor·phism

(ji-nan'drō-mōr'fizm),
1. An abnormal combination of male and female characteristics.
2. The presence of male and female sex chromosome complements in different tissues; sex chromosome mosaicism.
[gyn- + G. anēr (andr-), a male human, + morphē, form]

gynandromorphism

/gy·nan·dro·mor·phism/ (-mor´fizm)
1. the presence of chromosomes of both sexes in different tissues of the body, producing a mosaic of male and female sex characteristics.gynandromorph´ous

gy·nan·dro·mor·phism

(gī-nan'drō-mōr'fizm)
1. An abnormal combination of male and female characteristics.
2. The presence of male and female sex chromosome complements in different tissues; sex chromosome mosaicism.
[gyn- + G. anēr (andr-), a male human, + morphē, form]

gynandromorphism

the presence of chromosomes of both sexes in different tissues of the body, which produces a mosaic of male and female sex characteristics.