pseudohermaphroditism

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pseudohermaphroditism

[¦sü·dō·hər′maf·rə·də‚tiz·əm]
(physiology)
A condition in humans which simulates hermaphroditism, with gynandry in females and androgyny in males.
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Androgens and the Evolution of Male-Gender Identity among Male Pseudohermaphrodites with 5-alpha Reductase Deficiency," NEJM 300 (1979): 1235-36.
Goy and Resko (1972) showed that testosterone injections produce both yawning and penile erections in male rhesus monkeys; Phoenix and Chambers (1982) found that testosterone propionate, but not estradiol, produced yawning in females and pseudohermaphrodites, as well as in males.
Hermaphrodites and male and female pseudohermaphrodites all demonstrate the enormous variation of the distribution of sex characteristics.