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(English) Having both sexes in the same individual, either at the same time (synchronous hermaphrodite) or at different times (successive hermaphrodite). When the female form occurs first, this is referred to as protogynous hermaphroditism, otherwise protandrous hermaphroditism. (See also: monoecious, protogynous, protandrous)
(French) Les deux sexes présents chez le même individu, soit en même temps (hermaphrodite synchrone) ou soit à des moments différents (hermaphrodite consécutif). Quand le sexe femelle apparaît d'abord, l'animal est protogyne, dans le cas contraire il est protandre. (See also: monoecious, protogynous, protandrous)
(Portuguese) Indivíduo com os dois sexos na mesma altura da sua vida (síncrono) ou em alturas diferentes (sucessivo). (See also: monoecious, protogynous, protandrous)

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