adrenal virilism


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adrenal virilism

[ə′drēn·əl ′vir·ə‚liz·əm]
(medicine)
The development of male characteristics in the female resulting from excessive production of adrenal hormones with androgenic activity.
A rare form of pseudohermaphroditism.
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