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Synonyms for hermaphroditism

congenital condition in which external genitalia and internal sex organs have both male and female characteristics

showing characteristics of both sexes

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True hermaphroditism is rarely associated with gonadal tumours (4.6%), (4) mixed gonadal dysgenesis, predisposes to gonadal malignancy due to presence of dysgenic cells.
Molecular analysis in true hermaphroditism: demonstration of low-level hidden mosaicism for Y-derived sequences in 46, XX cases.
Preservation of gonadal function in true hermaphroditism. J Ped Surg 1984;19:50-5http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0022-3468(84)80015-9.
True hermaphroditism: geographical distyribution, clinical findings, chromosomes and gonadal histology.
(3) By the late nineteenth century, a consensus emerged in medicine that gonadal histology was the most reliable marker of a person's "true sex" and that there were three classificatory types of hermaphroditism: male pseudohermaphroditism, female pseudohermaphroditism, and true hermaphroditism. (4) People diagnosed with one of the forms of pseudohermaphroditism were those with either ovarian or testicular tissue whose phenotypes contradicted their "true sex" indicated by their gonads.
The rarest form of intersexuality, called Type III (also known as true hermaphroditism), is defined by the presence of both ovarian and testicular tissue.
Gender dysphoria in a child with true hermaphroditism. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 32(7), 602-609.
Intersex individuals may represent cases of true hermaphroditism, in which the androgenic gland disappears to permit the expression of the feminine phase in protandric species (Charniaux-Cotton, 1958).
True hermaphroditism: geographical distribution clinical findings, chromosomes and gonadal histology.