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ambisexual

 [am″bĭ-sek´shoo-al]
denoting sexual characteristics common to both sexes, e.g., pubic hair.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

am·bi·sex·u·al

(am'bi-sek'shū-ăl),
Denoting sexual characteristics found in both sexes, for example, pubic hair.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ambisexual

adjective Obsolete for:
(1) Bisexual; 
(2) Referring to the presence of a particular characteristic in both males and females—e.g., pubic hair.

noun Obsolete term for a bisexual person.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

am·bi·sex·u·al

(am'bi-sek'shū-ăl)
Denoting sexual characteristics found in both sexes (e.g., breasts, pubic hair). Also called bisexual.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ambisexual

Having undifferentiated or ambiguous sexual orientation so that attraction to either sex may be experienced. See also BISEXUAL.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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