Definition of Hermaphrodism

1. Noun. Congenital condition in which external genitalia and internal sex organs have both male and female characteristics.


Definition of Hermaphrodism

1. n. See Hermaphroditism.

Definition of Hermaphrodism

1. Noun. A congenital condition in which an organism possesses the reproductive organs of both sexes. ¹

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Medical Definition of Hermaphrodism

1. See Hermaphroditism. Origin: Cf. F. Hermaphrodisme. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hermaphrodism

herkie
herkies
herkinorin
herky-jerky
herl
herling
herlings
herls
herm
herma
hermae
hermaean
hermai
hermaphrodeities
hermaphrodeity
hermaphrodite brig
hermaphrodite brigs
hermaphrodites
hermaphroditisms
hermaphrodyte
hermaphrodytes
hermatypic
hermeneut
hermeneutic
hermeneutic circle

Literary usage of Hermaphrodism

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1. The Diseases of Women: A Handbook for Students and Practitioners by John Bland-Sutton, Arthur Edward Giles (1897)
"hermaphrodism and Pseudo-hermaphrodism.— hermaphrodism implies the combination in an individual of functional male and female sexual organs. ..."

2. A Manual of Medical Jurisprudence and Toxicology by Henry Cadwalader Chapman (1892)
"... Doubtful Sex—hermaphrodism—Presumption of death—Presumption of survivorship—Personal identity of the living. CASES involving the questions of legitimacy ..."

3. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1833)
"Perfect hermaphrodism in the anatomical sense of the term, has never been observed. ... The frequency of hermaphrodism in general, and of each kind of ..."

4. The Dublin Journal of Medical and Chemical Science (1833)
"hermaphrodism.—M. Isidore Geoffrey Saint-Hilaire presents a manuscript memoir entitled," Anatomical and Physiological Researches on Anormal hermaphrodism in ..."

5. The Origin of Life and Process of Reproduction in Plants and Animals: With by Frederick Hollick (1902)
"hermaphrodism. The Two Sexes united in One Individual. ... Sometimes even three, or more, individuals all act hermaphrodism, or both sexes in the one ..."

6. Surgical Observations, with Cases and Operations. by Jonathan Mason Warren (1867)
"hermaphrodism. Disease proved to have been Ovarian Tumor.—A person giving the name of Thomas M , 21 years of age, applied to me in April, 1859, ..."

7. Baltimore Medical and Surgical Journal and Review edited by Eli Geddings (1833)
"New and singular variety of hermaphrodism; being a paper read before the Royal Academy of Medicine, Paris, by ft]. Boun.i.At:!}. Abridged from the Journal ..."

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