The hermaphrodite label is not only applied to humans, but is often used to describe certain plant species, as well as other animals that possess both sex organs.
Specifically, a person who some may refer to as a hermaphrodite may actually be born with an outwardly male appearance, yet possess female internal organs or vice versa.
There are a number of other congenital variations that cause some to shun the hermaphrodite label.
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Typically, it is used to describe people who are believed to be, physically, both female and male.