In medical jurisprudence. A person of doubtful or double sex;one possessing, really or apparently, and in more or less developed form, some or all ofthe genital organs of both sexes.Hermaphroditus tarn musculo quam foeminae comparatur, secundum prsevalcntiamsexus incalescentis. An hermaphrodite is to be considered male or femaleaccording to the predominance of the exciting sex. Co. Litt. 8; Bract fol. 5.
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