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ambiguous genitalia

noun

medical Definition of ambiguous genitalia

: a condition in which the external genital organs do not have the appearance typical of either a male or female and that is characteristic of hermaphroditism and some forms of pseudohermaphroditism
  • …a leading specialist in the treatment of children with the intersexual condition, boys and girls born with ambiguous genitalia.
  • —Claudia DreifusThe New York Times31 May 2005

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