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She was born with androgen insensitivity syndrome, a condition that caused her to have external female anatomy and, internally, undescended testes instead of a uterus.
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androgen insensitivity syndrome
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- If a chromosomally male embryo has androgen-insensitivity syndrome, … the cells' receptors for testosterone, an androgen, are deaf to the testosterone's instructions, and will thus develop the default external sexual characteristics of a female.
- —Ariel Levy, The New Yorker, 30 Nov. 2009
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