gynandromorph

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gynandromorph one having both male and female sexual characteristics and organs; at birth an unambiguous assignment of male or female cannot be made
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Gynandromorph (Zoöl) An animal affected with gynandromorphism.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n gynandromorph In biology, an animal of a unisexual species but exhibiting the anomaly of having part of the body male and part female. Gynandromorphs are most frequently found among insects.
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Usage


In science:

In principle, as long as the resulting embryo is viable, a gynandromorph-like organism could be a hybrid consisting of halves of two different organisms with distinct genomes.
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
Fig. 4: Three views of a bilateral gynandromorph.
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
But, in principle, a gynandromorph-like organism could consist of halves of two different organisms with distinct genomes as long as the resulting embryo is viable.
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
Mosquitoes exhibit the basic palette of gynandromorphic types described in Sec. 4, namely, bilateral, polar and oblique .
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
In addition to sexually mixed morphology, gynandromorphs can have conflicting sex based behavior .
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
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