androgyny


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an·drog·y·ny

(an-droj'i-nē),
2. Having both masculine and feminine characteristics, as in attitudes and behaviors that contain features of stereotyped, culturally sanctioned sexual roles of both male and female.
[andro- + G. gynē, woman]

androgyny

/an·drog·y·ny/ (an-droj´ĭ-ne)
1. sexual ambiguity, either physical or psychological.
2. female pseudohermaphroditism.androg´ynous

androgyny

(1) Female pseudohermaphroditism, see there. 
(2) Having both male and female properties.

androgyny

Androgeny Psychiatry A combination of ♀ and ♂ corporal, mental or behavioral characteristics in a person. See Transvestite.

an·drog·y·ny

(an-droj'i-nē)
2. Having both masculine and feminine characteristics, as in attitudes and behaviors that contain features of stereotyped, culturally sanctioned sexual roles of both male and female.
[andro- + G. gynē, woman]

androgyny

female pseudohermaphroditism
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Even though our relationship didn't survive, she sparked a major shift, with me finally seeing my personal androgyny as a gift, and not a curse.
Firstly, we find that only androgyny and communion are significant predictors, secondly we find that androgyny has a higher impact than communion (beta = 0.
OBSERVATION AND RESULT: The present study shows that androgyny score is very effective to differentiate between sexes as significant difference between androgyny score of males and females is observed.
In Lisa Rado's essay on androgyny in Woolf's writing, she notes that late twentieth-century critics define the term as "a mixture of so-called masculine and feminine personality characteristics" (139).
It could be that the stories of the Bible, the Koran, and Taoism were developed as pleas for a return to innocence and balance between the masculine and feminine principles, that is, a plea for a return to the virtues of androgyny as proposed by Woodhill and Samuels; such virtues as being open-minded, friendly, sociable, worldly, courteous, dignified, fair, helpful, confident, stable, and more (Woodhill & Samuels, 2004).
The compositional androgyny constructed within this final image of a Christ ascendant functions to reinscribe tropes traditionally coded as feminine back on to the hypermasculine body of the Christ figure.
For both male and female, androgyny is considered to represent a healthy mental model (Fang, 1996).
This is consistent with previous research that indicated both androgyny and night-sky watching were related to the broad-band personality variable openness to experience (Hong & Rust, 1989; Kelly & Kelly, 2010).
These differentiated responses can be observed in gender studies (Bem, 1974, 1975, 1977; Heilbrun, 1976; Lorr & Maning, 1978; Silvern & Ryan, 1979), more specifically in studies that deal with psychological androgyny, as well as the studies by Helgeson (1994), in which she reported that individuals who possessed agentic and communal traits presented lower disease incidences than other individuals.
More specifically, I want to focus on the Blooms' postulated psychological androgyny as manifested by their actual conduct, as well as by their private fantasies, and to argue that despite the Blooms' temporary sexual crisis, theirs is an ultimately successful, mutually satisfying marriage, if ever there was one.
To the editor: The report 'DDT may cause androgyny in babies--experts' (News Bites, CME 2009; 27: 522) is misleading and potentially damaging to malaria control programmes in South Africa and beyond.
And it's the androgyny of it, the androgyny of the human soul.