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male hermaphroditism


Definition: correctly designated as male pseudohermaphroditism, as the term is commonly used; they have chromatin negative nuclei and a 46, XY chromosome constitution. However, it may designate an instance of true hermaphroditism in which overt bodily characteristics are predominantly male hermaphroditism in which only testes are present.

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