hermaphroditism is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

To view the entire topic, please or purchase a subscription.

Nursing Central is the award-winning, complete mobile solution for nurses and students. Look up information on diseases, tests, and procedures; then consult the database with 5,000+ drugs or refer to 65,000+ dictionary terms. Explore these free sample topics:

Nursing Central

-- The first section of this topic is shown below --

(hĕr″maf′rŏ-dīt″izm )

[hermaphrodite + -ism]
A condition in which both ovarian and testicular tissue exist in the same individual, occurring rarely in humans.
SYN: SEE: disorder of sex development; SEE: hermaphrodism
SEE: intersex

-- To view the remaining sections of this topic, please or purchase a subscription --