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adrenogenital syndrome

[ ə-drē′nō-jĕnĭ-tl ]
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n.

A group of disorders caused by adrenocortical hyperplasia or malignant tumors, resulting in abnormal secretion of adrenocortical hormones and characterized by masculinization of women, feminization of men, or precocious sexual development in children.

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