A condition produced in genetically male people by the failure of tissue to respond to male sex hormones, resulting in normal female anatomy but with testes in place of ovaries.
- Therefore, testicular feminization or other intersex disorders were not the cause of any female phenotypic appearance.
- Moreover, in the mouse model of testicular feminization in which male carriers of the X-linked Tfm mutation have no functional androgen receptors, the surfactant level of the Tfm male fetuses is the same as the females.
- Ten per cent of primary amenorrhoea is caused by androgen insensitivity syndrome (formerly testicular feminisation).
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