Hermaphrodite (disambiguation)

A hermaphrodite is an organism that possesses both male and female reproductive organs during its life.

Hermaphrodite may also refer to:


  • Hermaphrodite (botany), an individual plant that has only bisexual reproductive units, or a plant population comprising plants whose flowers have both male and female parts
  • Bovine hermaphrodite, an infertile female mammal which has masculinized behavior and non-functioning ovaries
  • Intersex person, an individual born with any of several variations in sex characteristics including chromosomes, gonads, sex hormones or genitals that do not fit the typical definitions for male or female bodies
    • Pseudohermaphrodite, an organism that is born with primary sex characteristics of one sex but develops the secondary sex characteristics that are different from what would be expected on the basis of the gonadal tissue
    • True hermaphrodite, a medical term for an intersex condition in which an individual is born with ovarian and testicular tissue

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