View All 9th Grade Flashcards. Some fish are hermaphrodites, where a single fish is both male and female and can produce eggs and sperm… Unlike you, garden snails can produce sperm like males and carry eggs like females at the same time. But without having gone through natal puberty, anatomical males will not produce sperm and anatomical females will not have eggs capable of maturing for fertilization. In previous pages, you learned that some fish are sequential hermaphrodites … Question: Can hermaphrodites create their own children e.g if the person should have testes, ovaries and a womb etc, (all the parts to produce) :) Thank Youuu :) Keywords: hermaphrodite, hermaphrodites… Yet since natal puberty can … The sperm shortage is a puzzling character. 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Unlike sperm which is created in the body, women do not produce eggs. Hermaphrodite … A human egg does not grow back. These individuals are called hermaphrodites (in plants they are often called monecious). Vocab. Snails have a lot to think about when they make love—because they’re hermaphrodites. Hermaphrodite. Dad leaves parasitic body parts in his own daughter, which produce sperm that fertilise her eggs. By definition, hermaphrodites produce both small, more numerous gametes (sperm), and large, less numerous gametes (ova). He is both father and grandfather to his own grandchildren. Animal or plant that normally possesses both male and female reproductive systems, producing both eggs and sperm. As far as humans are concerned, hermaphrodites occur in about one in 250,000 pregnancies . Hermaphrodite: An animal that can produce both eggs and sperm. 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