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

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.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
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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.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

bisexual

1. Pertaining to BISEXUALITY.
2. A person who manifests bisexuality.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

bisexual

  1. of or relating to HERMAPHRODITE individuals.
  2. of or relating to a population that contains both males and females.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

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