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hermaphrodite

 [her-maf´ro-dīt]
an individual with hermaphroditism, presence of tissue of both male and female gonads; the ovaries and testes may be present as separate organs, or ovarian and testicular tissue may be combined in the same organ (ovotestis).

her·maph·ro·dite

(her-maf'rō-dīt),
A person with hermaphroditism or intersexuality; also called intersex.
[G. Hermaphroditos, the son of Hermēs, Mercury, + Aphroditē, Venus]

hermaphrodite

/her·maph·ro·dite/ (her-maf´ro-dīt) an individual with hermaphroditism.

hermaphrodite

(hər-măf′rə-dīt′)
n.
An animal or plant exhibiting hermaphroditism.

her·maph′ro·dit′ic (-dĭt′ĭk) adj.
her·maph′ro·dit′i·cal·ly adv.
A human or other organism with hermaphroditism—i.e., with both male—e.g., testes—and female—e.g., ovaries—characteristics

her·maph·ro·dite

(hĕr-maf'rō-dīt)
An individual (e.g., human or animal) with hermaphroditism.

hermaphrodite

  1. any plant possessing stamens and carpels in the same flower.
  2. any animal possessing both male and female sex organs. The condition is usual in many plants and lower animals, but may occur in some unisexual organisms as an abnormality.

hermaphrodite

individual with both ovarian and testicular tissue
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hermaphrodite

an individual whose body contains tissue of both male and female gonads. The ovaries and testes may be present as separate organs, or ovarian and testicular tissue may be combined in the same organ (ovotestis). The ovarian and testicular tissues may be present at the same time (synchronous hermaphrodite) or sequentially (when the sex organs appear one after the other; protandrous when the testes come first, protogynous when the ovaries appear first) See also hermaphroditism.
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Nadie que pueda considerarse serio sostiene hoy que los hermafroditas sean pseudohermafroditas, sin importar las anomalias anatomicas en juego.
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Observa-se que ha referencias magicas, monstruosas e espirituais relacionadas ao hermafrodita, e isso vai prevalecer ate que se consolidem as interpretacoes para o corpo humano no fim do seculo XVIII.
Las flores de Drimys granadensis atrajeron, mediante oferta de recursos, a insectos que constituyen polinizadores potenciales; los dipteros buscaban en las flores principalmente exudados estigmaticos y ocasionalmente tambien exudados derivados del conectivo de los estambres, mas abundantes en las fases florales femenina y hermafrodita; los coleopteros, ademas de estos exudados, tambien consumieron polen presente en las fases florales hermafrodita y masculina (Marquinez et al.
Nesse cenario, compreendemos que os sentidos mobilizados pela figura do hermafrodita que foi desenhada imbricam, entre si, tematizacoes relativas ao genero, sexualidade, sexo e corpo.
2]) Pseudo- Normal hermafrodita Sexualmente dimorficas NSD-MPOA 13425 68.
Los hermafroditas secuenciales pueden, a su vez, ser protandricos, que es la condicion mas comun, o protoginicos (Warner, 1975; Heather et al.
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