noun. showing characteristics of both sexes.
noun. congenital condition in which external genitalia and internal sex organs have both male and female characteristics.
- congenital disorder
- congenital anomaly
- birth defect
- congenital abnormality
Example sentences of the word hermaphroditism
1. Verb, base form
The genes for polling are recessive and can lead to hermaphroditism in kids born to polled does.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Protogynous hermaphroditism is more common in fish than the other types of hermaphroditism are.