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gynandrism

Pronunciation: ji-nan'drizm, gi'nan-drizm

Definition: A developmental abnormality characterized by hypertrophy of the clitoris and union of the labia majora, simulating in appearance the penis and scrotum.

See: hermaphroditism, female pseudohermaphroditism

[gyn- + G. aner (andr-), man]

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