Define the term hermaphrodite. Give two examples.
Hermaphrodites are those organisms in which the sexes are not separate i.e. both male and female reproductive organs occur in the same individual.
Examples: Animals of phylum Platyhelminthes, such as liver fluke and blood fluke, are hermaphrodites.
Certain forms of phylum Annelida, such as earthworm and Eutypheus, are also hermaphrodites.
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