from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An organism having both male and female characteristics, especially an insect exhibiting a mixture of male and female tissues or sex organs.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun 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.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) An animal affected with gynandromorphism.
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- noun An
insector crustaceanliterally having physical characteristicsof both genders, usually displaying a bilateral difference.
- noun A person having certain
physical characteristicsof both genders.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun 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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Around one in ten thousand butterflies is a gynandromorph.
Blanca Huertas, curator of butterflies at the museum, said: The gynandromorph butterfly is a fascinating scientific phenomenon, and is the product of complex evolutionary processes.
My earliest recollection, when I was about four years old, was being sent out into the garden by my father to try and catch a very rare butterfly, a gynandromorph orange tip, that is one which is half male and half female and which, therefore, only has the orange tip on one wing.
One gynandromorph was named Sam, for Samantha on the right and Samuel on the left.
Such an abnormality is called a bilateral gynandromorph.
Also, captured on video for the first time -- gynandromorph.
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