pseudohermaphroditism


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Related to pseudohermaphroditism: Male pseudohermaphroditism, Female pseudohermaphroditism

pseu·do·her·maph·ro·dite

 (so͞o′dō-hər-măf′rə-dīt′)
n.
One that possesses the internal reproductive organs of one sex while exhibiting some of the external physical characteristics of the opposite sex.

pseu′do·her·maph′ro·dit′ic (-dĭt′ĭk) adj.
pseu′do·her·maph′ro·dit·ism n.
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Noun1.pseudohermaphroditism - congenital condition in which a person has external genitalia of one sex and internal sex organs of the other sex
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Prenatal diagnosis of female pseudohermaphroditism associated with bilateral luteoma of pregnancy: case report.
The significance of 5[alpha]-R began to be appreciated in 1968, when its deficiency in men was proved to cause the rare and extreme genetic condition male pseudohermaphroditism.
Phenotypically normal girl with male pseudohermaphroditism, hypoplastic left ventricle, lung aplasia, horseshoe kidney, and diaphragmatic hernia.
7,8) In 46,XY individuals, a lack of testosterone gives rise to male pseudohermaphroditism and these individuals grow up as female.
The pseudohermaphroditism of prosobranchs; morphological aspects.
porcellus when used as experimental models may be useful in those studies on sexual infantilism in women, polycystic ovary syndrome, ambiguous genitalia at birth, pseudohermaphroditism, female genital virilization (Nobrega et al.
Guerra-Junior, "Idiopathic male pseudohermaphroditism is associated with prenatal growth retardation," European Journal of Pediatrics, vol.
DISCUSSION: Male pseudohermaphroditism (pmds) characterized by presence of uterus, cervix, fallopian tubes in normal 46xy male.
In this case report, our aim is to discuss how disorders with psychotic symptoms may affect different cultural life styles, circumstances, experience, delusion contents of identification and acceptance in a patient formerly diagnosed with DSD with male- pseudohermaphroditism and followed up with the diagnosis of bipolar affective disorder (BAD).
The diagnosis of this type of pseudohermaphroditism needs a high level of clinical suspicion with proper utilization of laboratory tools for demonstrating the different hormones, their precursors, and metabolites that characterize this disorder with confirmation by molecular mutation analysis.
Genetic sex determination, gender identification and pseudohermaphroditism in the knobbed whelk, Busycon carica (Mollusca: Melongenidae).
Identification of mutations in the SRD5A2 gene in Thai patients with male pseudohermaphroditism.