Definition of pseudohermaphroditism in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌsjuːdəʊhəːˈmafrədɪtɪz(ə)m/


[mass noun] Medicine
The condition in which an individual of one sex has external genitalia superficially resembling those of the other sex.
Example sentences
  • Today in the medical literature human hermaphroditism is divided into three basic theoretical types: male pseudohermaphroditism, female pseudohermaphroditism, and true hermaphroditism.
  • Dysgenetic male pseudohermaphroditism is a sexual differentiation disorder diagnosed on the basis of morphologic features in patients with evidence of gonadal dysgenesis.

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