intersex
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1910 an intersexual individual

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  • Intersex — Intersex, von verschiedenen getrenntgeschlechtigen Metazoen bekannte, meist unfruchtbare, phänotypische, abnormale sexuelle Zwischenstufe. Sie kann auf verschiedene Weise entstehen. Bei der Fruchtfliege Drosophila kommt es bei Vorhandensein von… …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • intersex — intersex. См. интерсекс. (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.

  • intersex — ● intersex nom Individu présentant des caractères d intersexualité …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • intersex — one having characteristics of both sexes, 1917, from Ger. intersexe (1915); see INTER (Cf. inter ) + SEX (Cf. sex). Coined by German born U.S. geneticist Richard Benedict Goldschmidt (1878 1958). Related: Intersexual; intersexuality …   Etymology dictionary

  • intersex — [in′tər seks΄] n. Biol. an abnormal individual having characteristics intermediate between those of male and female …   English World dictionary

  • intersex — 1. noun /ˈɪntəsɛks/ a) Any of a variety of conditions (in a dioecious species) whereby an individual has characteristics of both sexes. A Canadian believes that he has solved the diagnostic problem in human intersex. All human cells, says Dr.… …   Wiktionary

  • intersex — interseksas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Organizmas, turintis tarpinę lytinių požymių išraišką. atitikmenys: angl. intersex rus. интерсекс …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • intersex — n. [L. inter, between; sexus, sex] An individual possessing both male and female characteristics; sex mosaic; see hermaphrodite …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • intersex — /in teuhr seks /, n. Biol. an individual displaying sexual characteristics of both male and female. [1915 20; back formation from INTERSEXUAL] * * * ▪ biology       in biology, an organism having physical characteristics intermediate between a… …   Universalium

  • intersex — see Transitional [Butler, T.H.] …   Crustacea glossary

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