Hermaphroditism Her*maph"ro*dit*ism, n. (Biol.) The union of the two sexes in the same individual, or the combination of some of their characteristics or organs in one individual.

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  • hermaphroditism — hermaphroditism. См. гермафродитизм. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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  • hermaphroditism — hermaphrodite ► NOUN 1) a person or animal having both male and female sex organs or other sexual characteristics. 2) Botany a plant having stamens and pistils in the same flower. DERIVATIVES hermaphroditic adjective hermaphroditism noun. ORIGIN… …   English terms dictionary

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  • hermaphroditism — noun Having sexual organs of both sexes. See Also: hermaphrodism, hermaphrodite, hermaphroditic, pseudohermaphroditism …   Wiktionary

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