Gynandromorphism Gy*nan`dro*mor"phism (j[i^]*n[a^]n`dr[-o]*m[^o]r"f[i^]z'm), n. [Gr. gynh` a woman, female + 'anh`r, 'andro`s, a man, male + morfh` form.] (Zo["o]l.) An abnormal condition of certain animals, in which one side has the external characters of the male, and the other those of the female. [1913 Webster]

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  • gynandromorphism — noun see gynandromorph …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gynandromorphism — n. [Gr. gyne, woman; aner, male; morphe, form] The condition of being a gynandromorph; gynandromorphic adj …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • gynandromorphism — See gynandromorphic. * * * …   Universalium

  • gynandromorphism — 1. An abnormal combination of male and female characteristics. 2. The presence of male and female sex chromosome complements in different tissues; sex chromosome mosaicism. [gyn + G. aner (andr ), a male human, + morphe …   Medical dictionary

  • gynandromorphism — n. condition of exhibiting both female and male characteristics (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gynandromorphism — gy·nan·dro·mor·phism …   English syllables

  • gynandromorphism — noun see gynandromorph * * * gynandromorˈphism or gynandromorˈphy noun • • • Main Entry: ↑gyno …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gynandromorph — Gy*nan dro*morph (j[i^]*n[a^]n dr[ o]*m[^o]rf), n. (Zo[ o]l.) An animal affected with gynandromorphism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gynandromorphous — Gy*nan dro*mor phous (j[i^]*n[a^]n dr[ o]*m[^o]r f[u^]s), a. (Zo[ o]l.) Affected with gynandromorphism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gynandromorph — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek gynandros + morph Date: circa 1890 an abnormal individual exhibiting characters of both sexes in various parts of the body ; a sexual mosaic • gynandromorphic adjective •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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