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bisexual

 [bi-sek´shoo-al]
1. of or pertaining to bisexuality; see also ambisexual and unisexual.
2. an individual exhibiting bisexuality.

bi·sex·u·al

(bī-sek'shū-ăl),
1. Having gonads of both sexes.
See also: hermaphroditism.
2. Denoting a person who engages in both heterosexual and homosexual activities.

bisexual

/bi·sex·u·al/ (-sek´shoo-al)
1. pertaining to or characterized by bisexuality.
2. an individual exhibiting bisexuality.
3. pertaining to or characterized by hermaphroditism.
4. pertaining to or characterized by androgyny.

bisexual

(bī-sĕk′sho͞o-əl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to both sexes.
2.
a. Having both male and female reproductive organs; hermaphroditic.
b. Botany Denoting a single flower that contains functional staminate and pistillate structures; perfect.
3. Of, relating to, or having a sexual orientation to persons of either sex.
n.
1. A bisexual organism; a hermaphrodite.
2. A bisexual person.

bi′sex·u·al′i·ty (-ăl′ĭ-tē) n.

bisexual

[bīsek′sho̅o̅·əl]
Etymology: L, bis + sexus, male or female
1 hermaphroditic; having gonads of both sexes.
2 possessing physical or psychological characteristics of both sexes.
3 engaging in both heterosexual and homosexual activity.
4 desiring sexual contact with persons of both sexes.

bisexual

adjective
(1) Having a sexual attraction to/engaging in sexual intercourse with both hetero- and homosexual partners.
(2) Having both male and female sexual characteristics or orientation.
(3) Of both sexes; hermaphroditic; as a flower with stamens and pistil, or an animal with ovaries and testes.

noun A person who engages in both homo- and heterosexual activity.

bisexual

adjective
1. Having both ♂ and ♀ sexual characteristics or orientation.
2. Of both sexes; hermaphroditic; as a flower with stamens and pistil, or an animal with ovaries and testes noun A person who engages in both homo– and heterosexual activity. Cf Heterosexual, Homosexual.

bi·sex·u·al

(bī-sek'shū-ăl)
1. Having gonads of both sexes.
See also: hermaphroditism
2. Denoting a person attracted to members of both sexes.

bisexual

1. Pertaining to BISEXUALITY.
2. A person who manifests bisexuality.

bisexual

  1. of or relating to HERMAPHRODITE individuals.
  2. of or relating to a population that contains both males and females.

bisexual

1. having gonads of both sexes.
2. hermaphrodite.
3. having both active and passive sexual interests or characteristics.
4. capable of the function of both sexes.
5. both heterosexual and homosexual.
6. a patient which is both heterosexual and homosexual.
7. of, relating to, or involving both sexes, as bisexual reproduction.

Patient discussion about bisexual

Q. HOW DO I KNOW IF IM BISEXUAL? I WAS WITH HER ONLY ONCE...THOSE DA CONSIDER ME BISEXUAL?

A. thanxs...very helpful...wInk

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