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Relating to or characterized by intersexuality.
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1. Existing or occurring between the sexes: intersexual competition.
2. Having anatomical characteristics that are neither typically male nor typically female.
An intersexual person.

in′ter·sex′u·al′i·ty (-ăl′ĭ-tē) n.
in′ter·sex′u·al·ly adv.
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adjective Referring to a person with both male and female gonadal tissue.

noun A person with both male and female gonadal tissue.
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(1997) study that found intersexual differences with regard to deception and mating strategies.
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On the first day after introducing new males to females who had been dyed red, an overall increase in intersexual encounters occurred resulting in a statistically different pattern ([[chi].sup.2] = 9.43, p = 0.02; Figure 2).
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In an effort to forestall or end any confusion about the child's sexual identity, clinicians try to see to it that an intersexual's sex/gender identity is permanently decided by specialist doctors within forty-eight hours of birth.
Given the paucity of data regarding the ecology of this species, we predicted patterns in spatial organization would follow those of members of the same genus, with males displaying significantly larger home ranges and a large degree of intra- and intersexual home range overlap (Castillo et al, 2011; Kasper et al., 2012).
Todas las especies de roedores usaron plantas de cortadera (Cortaderia selloana) como refugio en la mayoria de sus recorridos y presentaron solapamiento de sus areas de accion a nivel intra e interespecifico e intersexual. En la RNO, el tipo de unidad ambiental resulto ser determinante para que una especie de roedor este presente en un lugar y los movimientos diarios estan determinados por factores extrinsecos (de ambiente, matriz del paisaje) e intrinsecos (tamano del cuerpo, sexo), que difieren segun la especie.
A pesquisa parece surpreender o autor, assim como surpreende quem le a obra, pois constata, com todo o resgate historico efetivado, que as definicoes unicas e definitivas sobre corpos, identidades sexuais e seus limites entre masculinidade e feminilidade nunca existiram, assim como os termos travesti e transexual sao criacoes recentes, ja que, inicialmente, a figura conhecida, difundida e pesquisada era a do hermafrodita, hoje intersexual. O hermafrodita e o pai e a mae das identidades transgeneras da segunda metade do seculo XX e do inicio do sec.
Simple intersexual comparisons (one-way ANOVA) of the lizards' external morphology indicate that male O.