intersexual intersexual

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) existing or occurring between the sexes
  2. (adj) having sexual characteristics intermediate between those of male and female

Usage(s):

  1. For years doctors believed that the best treatment for an obviously intersexual newborn was a swift one.
  2. Julanne Tutty, a 35-year-old assistant deli manager in a Boston supermarket, didn't learn she was intersexual until she was 31.
  3. Once everyone accepts that we're speaking different languages, a computer system will be developed that allows instantaneous intersexual communication to occur.

News

  • Attractive and successful: In bonobos, attractive females are more likely to win conflicts against males

    While intersexual dominance relations in bonobos never have been thoroughly studied in the wild, several ideas exist of how females attain their dominance status. Some researchers suggest that bonobo female dominance is facilitated by females forming coalitions which suppress male aggression. Others think of an evolutionary scenario in which females prefer non-aggressive males which renders male ...
    on July 15, 2013     Source: Science Daily

Quotes

  • Trying to repeat, Mr Bush said: "We must enhance non-compliance protocols sanctioned not only at EIEIO sessions, but through intersexual conduct."
    on Apr 30, 2006 By: President Bush Source: Times Online

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