Definition of Intersexual

1. Adjective. Existing or occurring between the sexes.

Similar to: Sexual

2. Adjective. Having sexual characteristics intermediate between those of male and female.
Similar to: Androgynous

Definition of Intersexual

1. Adjective. (context: of a competition, etc.) Between the sexes. ¹

2. Adjective. (biology) Having both male and female characteristics, or characteristics intermediate between the sexes. ¹

3. Noun. An intersexed person. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Intersexual

1. Intersexuality in humans refers to intermediate or atypical combinations of physical features that usually distinguish male from female. An intersex organism may have biological characteristics of both the male and female sexes. Intersexuality is the term adopted by medicine during the 20th century applied to human beings whose biological sex cannot be classified as either male or female. Intersexuality is also the word adopted by the identity-political movement, to criticize medical protocols in sex assignment and to claim the right to be heard in the construction of a new one.

Medical Definition of Intersexual

1. Relating to or characterised by intersexuality. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Intersexual

interseptum
intersert
interserted
interserting
intersertion
intersertions
interserts
interservice
intersesamoid
intersession
intersessions
interset
intersheet
intershell
intershells
intershine
intershining
intershock
intershocked
intershocking
intershocks
intershow

Literary usage of Intersexual

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1916)
"In my experiments on intersexuality in the gipsy- moth an almost complete series of intersexual males was produced in 1915 showing every stage from a male ..."

2. The Physical Basis of Heredity by Thomas Hunt Morgan (1919)
"Olga Kuttner and Banta have found that certain lines of Cladocerans (Simocephalus) may produce (parthenogenetically) "intersexual individuals" in the sense ..."

3. Botanical Abstracts by Board of Control of Botanical Abstracts (1921)
"Females mated with these intersexual males laid eggs; when high-grade intersexual male was used no larvae resulted (indicating that eggs were not ..."

4. The Sexuality Seriesby Oneil McQuick by Oneil McQuick (2006)
"Hermaphrodites are also called intersexuals and thus the above three labels apply, but one source gave their definition of an intersexual: An intersexual is ..."

5. An Introduction to Cytology by Lester Whyland Sharp (1921)
"All the intersexual flies are modified females and show the same grade of intersexuality. Sturtevant believes the condition to be due to the action of a ..."

6. The Aborigines of Victoria: With Notes Relating to the Habits of the Natives by Robert Brough Smyth (1878)
"The actual intersexual relations are in advance of the relations denoted by the terms used. 5. We have here, therefore, indicated an apparent advance from ..."

7. The Aborigines of Victoria: With Notes Relating to the Habits of the Natives by Robert Brough Smyth (1878)
"The actual intersexual relations are in advance of the relations denoted by the terms used. 5. We have here, therefore, indicated an apparent advance from ..."

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