Question by  jcrane (118)

What is a hermaphrodite?


Answer by  mandyaljp (55)

A hermaphrodite is biologically an animal which does not require mating of two individuals for reproduction, rather an individual have organs of both the sexes and can reproduce itself sexually. Hermaphrodism is common in some fishes, snails and flowering plants.


Answer by  Mary39 (521)

A hermaphrodite is an individual who was born with both male and female sexual organs. Many times these individuals do not know they are until there is a problem.


Answer by  Mrscmrn (1449)

A Hermaphrodite is a plant or animal that has both male and female sexual organs or characteristics. A new term, intersex, is preferred when referring to humans. In humans they are often diagnosed as intersex when the sexual characteristics are ambiguous. Sometimes a human can have both male and female organs. Sometimes the organs are not easily identifiable.


Answer by  YellowCup (1650)

A hermaphrodite is a leaving specie that is born with both female and male reproductive organs. Hermaphrodite humans can have both a penis and a vagina. Most hermaphrodites will choose one sex or the other to be and eventually under go corrective surgery. Animals can be hermaphrodite born as well.

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