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gynandromorphism

Pronunciation: ji-nan'dro-mor'fizm

Definition:

  1. An abnormal combination of male and female characteristics.
  2. The presence of male and female sex chromosome complements in different tissues; sex chromosome mosaicism.

[gyn- + G. aner (andr-), a male human, + morphe, form]

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