Intersex meaning

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An intersexual individual.
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The condition of being intersexual.
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Intersexual.
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An individual having anatomical characteristics that are neither typically male nor typically female.
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An intersexual individual.
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The condition of being intersexual.
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Intersexual.
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Any of a variety of conditions (in a dioecious species) whereby an individual has characteristics of both sexes.
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(biology, zoology) An individual with an any of these conditions.
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(of an individual) Intersexed, having characteristics of both sexes.
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Intersex is defined as a general term covering a variety of conditions in which a person's sex characteristics - including chromosomes, gonads or genitals - are not distinct to either a male or female.

An example of intersex is a person born with the chromosomes and ovaries of a woman and with external male genitals.

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Origin of intersex

  • From German Intersexe; corresponding to inter- + sex.
    From Wiktionary