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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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  • herpes simplex; cold sore local pain and paraesthesia then eruption of one or more groups of painful vesicles on the vermilion border of the lip, the nares or genitalia, induced by infection with herpes simplex viruses types 1 or 2

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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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Entendemos que a referencia a Psicologia como unissex, hermafrodita ou assexuada foi uma tentativa de novas construcoes de genero, ainda que pautadas em construtos conservadores ja estabelecidos e sobre os quais ha uma significacao.
Informacoes como a presenca de inflorescencia composta de flores de coloracao branca, hermafroditas e unissexuais masculinas; frutos simples, seco, indeiscente, de coloracao castanha, esquizocarpaceo, constituido por dois samarideos; sementes de formato ovoide, coloracao castanha, exalbuminosa; germinacao epigea e plantula fanerocotiledonar, vem auxiliar trabalhos ecologicos e silviculturais da especie em estudo, ja que poucas sao as informacoes existentes para Diatenopteryx sorbifolia.
El hermafrodita llama a gritos a los dioses para que lo castiguen en todas las formas, porque a causa de todas las bellezas merece todos los castigos.
Hermes esta visiblemente conmovido pero Afrodita mira ofuscada al hermafrodita, al tiempo que dice: Afrodita: -Te hare sufrir por las alevosas palabras que has proferido.
Los animales fueron clasificados en: machos, hembras, hermafroditas e indeterminados.
Vasconcellea cundinamarcensis es una planta arborescente que desarrolla tres tipos de flores: femeninas, masculinas y hermafroditas (Badillo, 2000; Kiger, 1988).
Como se conoce en el campo medico, una hermafrodita.
Desde la biologia, Anne Fausto Sterling dice que hay cinco: mujer, hombre, falso hermafrodita femenino, falso hermafrodita masculino y verdadero hermafrodita.
La pelicula "XXY", sobre un adolescente hermafrodita que debe hacer frente a un mundo hostil, de la directora argentina Lucia Puenzo, obtuvo el premio a la mejor pelicula en la entrega de los Premios Goya 2008, La version espanola de los premios Oscar.
Por clases de tallas se pudo observar que a partir de los 90 cm de longitud estandar, la mayoria de los organismos fueron hembras debido probablemente a un cambio de sexo por su condicion hermafrodita protandrica (Taylor et al.
Por consiguiente, el hermafrodita pone en peligro la existencia del principio estable de distincion del sujeto masculino con una alteridad femenina y subalterna, necesaria para su propia construccion.