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"Intersex"




  1. photo '<b>Intersex</b>' fish in Pennsylvania spur search for chemical contaminants'Intersex' fish in Pennsylvania spur search for chemical contaminantsNews
    Pennsylvania officials are conducting extensive sampling of chemical contaminants throughout the state following the discovery of intersex fish in three of the state's major waterways.AccordingRead more
  2. photo Germany now registering 'genderless' babies with both male and female characteristicsGermany now registering 'genderless' babies with both male and female characteristicsNews
    They are sometimes referred to as "intersex" people -- individuals with chromosomes, genitalia or even just characteristics that resemble both the male and female sex -- and for the first time everRead more
  3. photo Cancer growth confirmed in fish in Pennsylvania; lesion-covered fish becoming more common in toxic environmentCancer growth confirmed in fish in Pennsylvania; lesion-covered fish becoming more common in toxic environmentNews
    , the Susquehanna River has been home to another impaired river red flag: intersex fish. Studies in 2010 conducted by U.S. Geological Survey biologists found that over 90 percent of adult male smallmouth bassRead more
  4. photo Agricultural chemicals, pharmaceuticals causing male fish to become egg-carrying mutantsAgricultural chemicals, pharmaceuticals causing male fish to become egg-carrying mutantsNews
    -carrying, "intersex" mutant fish that are both male and female.For the research, samples of both smallmouth and largemouth bass were collected from 16 sites at three major drainage areas along the threeRead more
  5. photo Is pharmaceutical contamination to blame for amphibian population declining 75% in 40 years?Is pharmaceutical contamination to blame for amphibian population declining 75% in 40 years?News
    as created intersex fish, creatures with both male and female characteristics.Anotherof man-made drugs inflicting changes in wildlife include a shift in starlings' feeding behavior, leading the birds to forageRead more

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Intersex

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Intersex, in humans and other animals, is a variation in sex characteristics including chromosomes, gonads, or genitals that do not allow an individual to be distinctly identified as male or female. Such variation may involve genital ambiguity, and combinations of chromosomal genotype and sexual phenotype other than XY-male and XX-female.Intersex infants and children, such as those with...More