Etymology
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hermaphrodism (n.)

"physical condition of having both male and female sexual organs," 1799, from French hermaphrodisme (1750s); see hermaphrodite + -ism. Hermaphroditism is from 1807; hermaphrodeity is from 1610s.

updated on July 05, 2015

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Definitions of hermaphrodism from WordNet

hermaphrodism (n.)
congenital condition in which external genitalia and internal sex organs have both male and female characteristics;
Synonyms: hermaphroditism
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