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Medical Term:

Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome

Pronunciation: mi'yer ro-ki-ton'ske kes'ter hoyz'er

Definition: primary amenorrhea due to müllerian duct agenesis, resulting in absence of the vagina, or presence of a short vaginal pouch, and absence of the uterus with normal karyotype and ovaries.

Synonym(s): müllerian agenesis, Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser disease, Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome

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