hermaphroditic
adjective see hermaphrodite

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  • Hermaphroditic — Her*maph ro*dit ic, Hermaphroditical Her*maph ro*dit ic*al, a. 1. (Biol.) Partaking of the characteristics of both sexes; having male and female reproductive organs in the same plant or animal; characterized by hermaphroditism. Opposite of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hermaphroditic — [hər maf΄rə dit′ik] adj. of, or having the nature of, a hermaphrodite: also hermaphroditical hermaphroditically adv. * * * See hermaphrodite. * * * …   Universalium

  • hermaphroditic — 1620s, from HERMAPHRODITE (Cf. hermaphrodite) + IC (Cf. ic). Earlier form was hermaphroditical (c.1600) …   Etymology dictionary

  • hermaphroditic — hermaphroditic, hermaphrodite *bisexual, androgynous, epicene …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • hermaphroditic — [hər maf΄rə dit′ik] adj. of, or having the nature of, a hermaphrodite: also hermaphroditical hermaphroditically adv …   English World dictionary

  • hermaphroditic — dvilytis augalas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Augalas, turintis abiejų lyčių organus viename individe. atitikmenys: angl. bisexual plant; hermaphroditic rus. двухполое растение …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • hermaphroditic — 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

  • hermaphroditic — with male and female reproductive organs in the same individual, as opposed to gonochoristic …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • hermaphroditic — adjective a) Of or pertaining to hermaphrodism; being a hermaphrodite. b) Possessing the reproductive organs of both genders. See Also: androgynous, gender ambiguous …   Wiktionary

  • hermaphroditic — Pocessing male and female organs either simultaneously or sequentially [Holdich and Jones, 1983] …   Crustacea glossary

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