intersex

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n intersex 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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Usage

In literature:

Cases of partial reversal, sometimes called "intersexes," are common enough.
"Taboo and Genetics" by Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard
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In news:

For infants with intersex conditions and ambiguous genitalia being raised female, this surgery is often undertaken in early childhood.
She is also an activist for intersex people -- (formerly known as hermaphrodites ) Her memoir "Mighty Hermaphrodite " will be published next spring.
Intersex people (formerly known as hermaphrodites ) are those born with bodies that are difficult to classify as either "male" or "female.
A new report details the dangerous experiementation that's been going on in fetal engineering, in which doctors are using a synthetic steroid off-label to prevent lesbian, bisexual, intersex , and tomboy babies.
Chemicals linked to intersex fish that have both male and female traits will be the focus of a forum in Washington hosted by the Potomac Conservancy.
From The Oprah Winfrey Show Growing Up Intersex .
If you are a parent raising a child with an intersex condition or disorder of sex development, or if you an adult living with one of these conditions, useful information and resources are available via the following links.
After Middlesex was published, did you receive any feedback from the intersex community.
I've received a lot of mail from intersex people and I'm happy to say it's been almost universally positive.
A public meeting to update citizens concerned with the intersex and fish kill situations in the South Branch of the Potomac will take place from 6 to 9 pm on Tuesday, April 10 at the Moorefield Middle School.
A dance-off becomes a means to a mean-girls end for Spork's intersex teen.
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In science:

Intersexes and sex determination in chickens.
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
What is sex?classiļ¬cation of intersexes and methods of diagnosis. the existence of intersexuality.
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
The interpretation of the structure of triploid intersexes in solenobia.
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
The beaded minute-intersexes in drosophila melanogaster meig.
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
The interpretation of the triploid intersexes of solenobia.
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
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