bi·po·ten·ti·al·i·ty (bī'pə-tĕn'shē-ălʹĭ-tē) n.
a. The capacity to act, function, or develop in either of two possible ways.
b. The capacity to function either as a male or a female.
2. The condition of having both male and female reproductive organs; hermaphroditism.

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Universalium. 2010.

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