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intersex Line breaks: inter|sex
Pronunciation: /ˈɪntəsɛks/

Definition of intersex in English:

adjective

Relating to or denoting a person or animal that has both male and female sex organs or other sexual characteristics: an intersex child she identifies as intersex

noun

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1The condition of having both male and female sex organs or other sexual characteristics: people born with intersex
1.1 [count noun] A person or animal having both male and female sex organs or other sexual characteristics: she is different to the other teenagers in one crucial way—she is an intersex

Derivatives

intersexuality

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noun

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