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Androgyny was the absence of genders. Androgynous species had uniform and identical sexual characteristics and functions for the creation of offspring. Although simpler lifeforms, like amoebae, simply divided their genetic material to procreate, more advanced lifeforms like Xindi-Insectoids were genderless and reproduced asexually (ENT: "Hatchery"). Some androgynous species like the Jem'Hadar did not reproduce naturally.

In May 2151, the crew of Enterprise NX-01 discovered that the Axanar were a long-lived androgynous species (ENT: "Fight or Flight").

The J'naii reproduced by recombining the genetic material of two individuals, but without assigning either of them a gender role in the sexual process. They had evolved to become this way from a two-sex state (TNG: "The Outcast").

Morn was referred to as androgynous by Odo, who while making an announcement to passers-by at Quark's of Deep Space 9 says, "Ladies and gentlemen (notices Morn walking by) ...and all androgynous species..." (DS9: "If Wishes Were Horses").

Even though Morn and members of his species have been referred to as males and females in subsequent episodes, it is possible the androgyny in his race is that of gender identity. It is also possible Odo was making a joke at Morn's expense, though given Odo's apparent lack of a sense of humor, he might have been serious. An alternate explanation could be that Odo was going to say about androgyny but was interrupted by morn passing by.

Fantome's species appeared to be androgynous and they lacked any form of known gender identifying features (VOY: "The Void").

In "The Crossing", when Malcolm Reed was taken over by non-corporeal "wisps," he reminded a crewman that she was a female, and later told T'Pol that she was female, and that he wished to mate with her, suggesting that the concept of gender was unfamiliar to them.)

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