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intersex

 [in´ter-seks]
female intersex a female pseudohermaphrodite.
male intersex a male pseudohermaphrodite.
true intersex a true hermaphrodite.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

intersex

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

A person with bodily or psychological characteristics of both man and woman. A person of ambiguous sex. See also HERMAPHRODITISM.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

intersex

an individual with characteristics intermediate between those of a male and a female.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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Since the 1950s, the medical standard of care for infants born with intersex conditions characterized by atypical genital appearance has been rapid sex assignment and genital surgery, in accordance with Money and his colleagues' recommended protocol.
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265, 278-89 (1999) (describing the array of intersex conditions, which include some that manifest at birth, and others during puberty).
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Intersex conditions such as chromosomal abnormalities, pseudohermaphroditism, and enzyme deficiencies should not be confused with gender identity disorders.
Part I of this Comment discusses the constitutional protection of the right to marry, intersex conditions, and case law regarding intersex, transsexual, and same-sex marriage.
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