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a person who resembles a eunuch (either physically or in character)
resembling a eunuch (either physically or in character)


(ˈyu nəˌkɔɪd)

1. lacking fully developed male genitalia or other sex characteristics.
2. a eunuchoid male.
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This twenty-year-old boy presented with failure to have intercourse following marriage eunuchoid body proportion, absence of facial and axillary hair and sparse pubic hair, high pitched voice, small sized phallus, absent libido and bilaterally descended prepubertal testes [Figure 1(a)].
A eunuchoid proportion--arm span 2 cm or greater than height--is associated with early-onset hypogonadism that precedes fusion of the epiphyses.
In the post-pubertal male, manifestations of hypogonadism may include underdeveloped secondary sexual characteristics, decreased male pattern hair distribution (axillary, body, facial, pubic), gynecomastia, and eunuchoid body habitus (arm span 5 cm or more greater than height).
Klinefelter individuals are tall, eunuchoid, with little facial or body hair and have very small inactive testes.
In this study, we attempt to identify the developmental disorder responsible for his eunuchoid appearance.