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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Existing or occurring between the sexes: intersexual competition.
  • adj. Having both male and female anatomical characteristics, including in varying degrees reproductive organs and secondary sexual characteristics, as a result of an abnormality of the sex chromosomes or a hormonal imbalance during embryogenesis.
  • n. An intersexual person.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Between the sexes.
  • adj. Having both male and female characteristics, or characteristics intermediate between the sexes.
  • n. An intersexed person.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Existing between the sexes; exerted by one sex upon the other.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. existing or occurring between the sexes
  • adj. having sexual characteristics intermediate between those of male and female

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