intersex

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intersex

 [in´ter-seks]
female intersex a female pseudohermaphrodite.
male intersex a male pseudohermaphrodite.
true intersex a true hermaphrodite.

intersex

(ĭn′tər-sĕks′)
n.
1. An intersexual individual.
2. The condition of being intersexual.
adj.
Intersexual.

intersex

A person with bodily or psychological characteristics of both man and woman. A person of ambiguous sex. See also HERMAPHRODITISM.

intersex

an individual with characteristics intermediate between those of a male and a female.
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Laboratory exposures of Japanese medaka (Oryzias latipes) to estrogenic compounds induce gonadal intersex in male fish (Metcalfe et al.
However, in the present study, 43-83% of male white perch examined at sites in the lower Great Lakes exhibited gonadal intersex. It seems unlikely that these high prevalences of gonadal intersex are a natural occurrence.
Gonadal intersex in white perch (Morone americana) from the lower Great Lakes region [Abstract].