ambiguous genitalia

noun

: 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 Dreifus, The New York Times

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“Ambiguous genitalia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ambiguous%20genitalia. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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