pseudohermaphroditism

noun
pseu·​do·​her·​maph·​ro·​dit·​ism | \ -rə-ˌdīt-ˌiz-əm How to pronounce pseudohermaphroditism (audio) \

Medical Definition of pseudohermaphroditism

: the condition (as that occurring in androgen insensitivity syndrome) of having the gonads and karyotype of one sex and external genitalia that is of the other sex or is ambiguous — compare hermaphroditism, intersexuality

called also pseudohermaphrodism

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“Pseudohermaphroditism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pseudohermaphroditism. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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