testicular feminization syndrome


A type of familial male pseudohermaphroditism characterized by female external genitalia, an incompletely developed vagina often with a rudimentary uterus and fallopian tubes, testes present within the abdomen, inguinal canals, or labia majora, and amenorrhea and scant or absent pubic and axillary hair at puberty.

Nearby words

  1. testes,
  2. testicle,
  3. testicular,
  4. testicular artery,
  5. testicular cord,
  6. testiculate,
  7. testification,
  8. testify,
  9. testimonial,
  10. testimonialize

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