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Morphodite






Morphodite

Colloquialism for hermaphrodite.

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Hermaphrodite
An individual with both male and female genitalia.



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Morphine sulfate
Morphine sulfate is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): morphine sulfate.

Morphoea
A limited form of scleroderma which may involve subcutaneous tissue it may be as a consequence of Lyme disease or exposure to radiation.

Morphologic diagnosis
The interpretation of the abnormalities in terms of severity, time, lesion and anatomic site. For example: severe, chronic, glomerulonephritis.

Morphology (of a neuron)
The form and structure of a neuron including its dendritic field, cell body and axonal projections.

Morphophilia
One of a group of paraphilias of the stigmatic/eligibilic type in which sexuoerotic arousal and facilitation or attainment of orgasm are responsive to and contingent on a partner whose body characteristics are selectively particularized, prominent, or different from one's own.



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Mixoscopia
A paraphilia of the solicitational/allurative type in which sexuoerotic arousal and facilitation or attainment of orgasm are responsive to, and dependent upon watching others engaging in sexual intercourse [from Greek, mixis, intercourse + skopein, to examine] The reciprocal paraphilic condition is autagonistophilia.

Monecious
Denoting species in which male and female reproductive organs occur not in two different individuals but in the same individual.

Monistic
Single or whole; not dualistic or pluralistic.

Monomorphism
Having not male and female, but only one sexual form or manifestation in a species as, for example, in those species of lizard that reproduce by parthenogenesis.

Monosexual
Characterized by either exclusively heterosexual or exclusively homosexual contacts either in genital acts or as a long-term sexuoerotic status.

Morphodite

Morphophilia
One of a group of paraphilias of the stigmatic/eligibilic type in which sexuoerotic arousal and facilitation or attainment of orgasm are responsive to and contingent on a partner whose body characteristics are selectively particularized, prominent, or different from one's own.

Motivation theory
In psychology, the theory that internal forces and purposes determine human responsivity. Any motivation theory specifying internal goals, wants, desires, objectives and purposes as causes of present behavior is teleological and violates the scientifically established law that causes be antecedent to their effects.

Mount
Together with thrusting, the penovaginal part of sexual intercourse. In human beings, either sex may get in position to mount the other, whereas in most other animals, the female presents, and the male mounts.

Mullerian duct structures
The structures in the fetus that will, in the female, develop into the uterus and fallopian tubes; named for Johannes P. Müller, German physiologist (1801-1848).

Mullerian ducts
The structures in the fetus that will, in the female, develop into the uterus and fallopian tubes; named for Johannes P. Müller, German physiologist (1801-1848).

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