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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).
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
A human or other organism with hermaphroditism—i.e., with both male—e.g., testes—and female—e.g., ovaries—characteristics
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

her·maph·ro·dite

(hĕr-maf'rō-dīt)
An individual (e.g., human or animal) with hermaphroditism.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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El presente trabajo tuvo como objetivo estandarizar la tecnica de microinjertacion in vivo e in vitro en el cultivar Maradol, con la finalidad de obtener ciones elite hermafroditas. Para ello, se injertaron brotes de 0,5 y 5mm de longitud sobre plantulas procedentes de semillas, cortadas horizontalmente y en V, en condiciones in vitro.
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