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Is there a word for a person (any male or female) who is attracted to a male? Is there a word for a person (any male or female) who is attracted to a female?

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An androphilic individual is attracted to males. A gynephilic individual is attracted to females. enter image description here

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  • props to tchrist for helping me find this. Sep 15, 2013 at 19:52
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Androsexuals are attracted to men; gynosexuals to women.

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    Are you sure those are actual words? I couldn't find them in any dictionary besides Urban dictionary. Sep 15, 2013 at 19:29
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    They are equivalent to ‘androphilic’ and ‘gynophilic’, but they are more commonly used when discussing sexual identities than these. ‘Androphilic’ is more commonly used to describe animals (like mosquitos or ticks) that go for humans rather than other species of animals, but that is unrelated to this question. Sep 15, 2013 at 19:39
  • Yeah I just found those two terms and posted my own answer before I saw your comment. I understand the validity of your answer now. Sep 15, 2013 at 19:50

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