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Androgenous vs. Androgynous

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Androgenousadjective

(biochemistry) Of, pertaining to, or producing androgens; androgenic

Androgynousadjective

Possessing the sex organs of both sexes.

Androgenousadjective

relating to or exhibiting both female and male sex organs but with a predominantly female appearance

Androgynousadjective

Pertaining to a feature or characteristic that is not definitively of either sex.

‘Nicknames like Pat, Sam, and Chris are androgynous, used by both men and women.’;

Androgenousadjective

of or related to androgenesis

Androgynousadjective

Possessing qualities of both sexes.

Androgynousadjective

Uniting both sexes in one, or having the characteristics of both; being in nature both male and female; hermaphroditic.

‘The truth is, a great mind must be androgynous.’;

Androgynousadjective

Bearing both staminiferous and pistilliferous flowers in the same cluster.

Androgynousadjective

being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that perform the fertilizing function in generation;

‘a male infant’; ‘a male holly tree’;

Androgynousadjective

partly male and partly female in appearance; of indeterminate sex

‘a stunningly androgynous dancer’; ‘he used surgery and cosmetics to make his face look pasty and bizarrely androgynous’;

Androgynousadjective

having the physical characteristics of both sexes; hermaphrodite.

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