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Morphodite vs. Hermaphrodite

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Morphoditenoun

(slang) Hermaphrodite.

Hermaphroditenoun

An individual or organism possessing ambiguous sexual organs, typically including both types of gonads.

‘An earthworm is a hermaphrodite.’;

Morphoditenoun

Originally: a hermaphrodite; a person having both male and female sex characteristics. In later use also: a homosexual man or woman, especially one overtly manifesting features or attributes regarded as characteristic of the opposite sex; a transvestite.

Hermaphroditenoun

A person or thing possessing two opposing qualities.

Morphoditenoun

English regional (east.). A wagon able to be converted into a cart.

Hermaphroditenoun

(nautical) A hermaphrodite brig.

Hermaphroditenoun

A farm wagon convertible to multiple purposes.

Hermaphroditeadjective

Having gender-ambiguous sexual organs, typically including both types of gonads.

Hermaphroditeadjective

Combining two opposing qualities.

Hermaphroditenoun

An individual which has the attributes of both male and female, or which unites in itself the two sexes; an animal or plant having the parts of generation of both sexes, as when a flower contains both the stamens and pistil within the same calyx, or on the same receptacle. In some cases reproduction may take place without the union of the distinct individuals. In the animal kingdom true hermaphrodites are found only among the invertebrates. See Illust. in Appendix, under Helminths.

Hermaphroditeadjective

Including, or being of, both sexes; as, an hermaphrodite animal or flower.

Hermaphroditenoun

one having both male and female sexual characteristics and organs; at birth an unambiguous assignment of male or female cannot be made

Hermaphroditeadjective

of animal or plant; having both male female reproductive organs

Hermaphroditenoun

a person or animal having both male and female sex organs or other sexual characteristics, either abnormally or (in the case of some organisms) as the natural condition.

Hermaphroditenoun

a plant having stamens and pistils in the same flower.

Hermaphroditenoun

a person or thing combining opposite qualities or characteristics.

Hermaphroditeadjective

of or denoting a person, animal, or plant having both male and female sex organs or other sexual characteristics

‘hermaphrodite creatures in classical sculpture’;

Hermaphrodite

In reproductive biology, a hermaphrodite () is an organism that has both kinds of reproductive organs and can produce both gametes associated with male and female sexes. Many taxonomic groups of animals (mostly invertebrates) do not have separate sexes.

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