Definition of gynandromorph in English:

gynandromorph

noun

Medicine Zoology
  • An abnormal individual, especially an insect, having some male and some female characteristics.

    • ‘The In w vc chromosome is lost at high frequency in the earliest nuclear divisions to generate gynandromorphs containing large clones of male (haplo-X) and female (diplo-X) tissue.’
    • ‘The negative sustained component was reduced to 1/3 of that from sibling controls or the contralateral eye in gynandromorphs.’
    • ‘The gynandromorphs were found in all study areas and in every study year, suggesting that gynandromorphism in this species is not a rare phenomenon.’
    • ‘He also did extensive studies of radiation-induced somatic mutations, and he studied the formation of gynandromorphs and other mosaics, using mutant markers as tracers of embryonic lineages.’
    • ‘This is supported by the existence of gynandromorphs in Sciara.’

Origin

Late 19th century: from Greek gunandros of doubtful sex (see gynandrous) + morphē form.

Pronunciation:

gynandromorph

/jinˈan-//ɡīˈnandrəˌmôrf/