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female hermaphroditism

 

Definition: correctly designated as female pseudohermaphroditism; there is ambiguity of reproductive organs so that the sex of the individual is neither exclusively male or female (ambiguous), but predominantly female hermaphroditism in which only ovaries are present; they have chromatin positive nuclei and a 46, XX chromosome constitution.

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