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androgyny

Pronunciation: an-droj′i-nē

Definition: Having both masculine and feminine characteristics, as in attitudes and behaviors that contain features of stereotyped, culturally sanctioned sexual roles of both male and female.

Synonym(s): female pseudohermaphroditism

[andro- + G. gynē, woman]

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