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eunuchoidism

 [u´nŭ-koi-dizm]
hypogonadism in a male; deficiency of the testes or of their secretion, with deficient secondary sex characters.
female eunuchoidism hypogonadism in which the ovaries fail to function at puberty, resulting in infertility, absence of development of secondary sex characteristics, infantile sexual organs, and excessive growth of the long bones.
hypergonadotropic eunuchoidism hypergonadotropic hypogonadism.
hypogonadotropic eunuchoidism hypogonadotropic hypogonadism.

eu·nuch·oid·ism

(yū'nŭ-koyd'izm),
A state in which testes are present but fail to function normally; may be of gonadal or pituitary origin.
Synonym(s): eunuchism (2) , male hypogonadism

eunuchoidism

/eu·nuch·oid·ism/ (u´nik-oi-dizm) hypogonadism in a male; deficiency of the testes or of their secretion, with deficient secondary sex characters.
female eunuchoidism  hypogonadism in which the ovaries fail to function at puberty, resulting in infertility, absence of development of secondary sex characteristics, infantile sexual organs, and excessive growth of the long bones.
hypergonadotropic eunuchoidism  see under hypogonadism.
hypogonadotropic eunuchoidism  see under hypogonadism.

eunuchoidism

[yo̅o̅′nəkoidiz′əm]
a condition resulting from a deficiency in the production or effectiveness of male hormones. The deficiency leads to sterility, abnormal tallness, small testes, and impaired development of secondary sexual characteristics, libido, and sexual potency.

eu·nuch·oid·ism

(yū'nŭ-koyd-izm)
A state in which testes are present but fail to function normally; may be of gonadal or pituitary origin.

eunuchoidism

deficiency of the testes or of their secretion, with impaired sexual power and eunuchoid signs.

hypergonadotropic eunuchoidism
that associated with secretion of high levels of gonadotropins, as in Klinefelter's syndrome.
hypogonadotropic eunuchoidism
that due to lack of gonadotropin secretion.