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hermaphrodite

her maf ruh dahyt

  • n  one having both male and female sexual characteristics and organs; at birth an unambiguous assignment of male or female cannot be made
  • s  of animal or plant; having both male female reproductive organs

  • At any rate, "hermaphrodite" is not one of the options available on a birth certificate, so the Hartmans' doctors struggled to figure out which sex was more appropriate for the .
  • Another ritual the author witnessed: garbed as half man, half woman in a ruffled shirt, cutaway coat, silk hat, and cigar stub, Papa Nebo, an hermaphrodite, wrought mysteries .
  • Twin A, identified as a hermaphrodite, has 5% XY and 95% XX after genetic testing of the skin.
News & Articles

  • How One Weird Fish Jumps on Land
    Strong leaping skills help a bizarre hermaphrodite fish live out of water for weeks at a time, new research shows.
    July 8, 2013 - LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News
  • This Bizarre Fish Can Live On Land For Up To Two Months
    Strong leaping skills help a bizarre hermaphrodite fish live out of water for weeks at a time, new research shows. The mangrove rivulus is a small tropical killifish that's found in swamps from Florida to Brazil, measuring no bigger than 3 inches (75 millimeters) long.
    July 8, 2013 - Business Insider
Quotes

  • Russell Brand in MTV.com
    There's been a lot of mudslinging and rumor mongering and rubbish, people saying that she's a hermaphrodite,Brand said. "I think it's a disgrace that a woman cannot be successful, sexy and have an aggressive sexuality without people...
  • Christopher Hitchens in guardian.co.uk
    Mr Nance told me that he had heard of someone's being compelled to confess that he was a hermaphrodite,recalled Hitchens, adding: "I later had an awful twinge while wondering if I myself could have been 'dunked' this far."
  • Mike Scioscia in ESPN
    He was given the word 'erudite' to research,Scioscia said. "He got all mixed up and researched the wrong word. He researched 'hermaphrodite,' not 'erudite.' So he's up there talking about all this sexual stuff, and everyone in the room is...

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