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disorder of sex development

[ dis-awr-der uhv seks di-vel-uhp-muhnt ]

noun

  1. any of a spectrum of conditions in which a person has reproductive organs, genitals, hormones, or chromosomal patterns that do not fall under typical definitions of male and female, especially considered in a medical context. : DSD intersex ( def ).


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Word History and Origins

Origin of disorder of sex development1

First recorded in 1975–80

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