eunuchoid


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eunuchoid

 [u´nŭ-koid]
1. resembling a eunuch.
2. a person who resembles a eunuch.

eu·nuch·oid

(yū'nŭ-koyd),
Resembling, or having the general characteristics of, a eunuch; usually indicating the physical habitus of a male in whom hypogonadism occurred before puberty.
[G. eunouchos, eunuch, + eidos, resembling]

eunuchoid

adjective Like a eunuch (see there).

eunuchoid

adjective Like a eunuch, see there.

eu·nuch·oid

(yū'nŭ-koyd)
Resembling, or having the general characteristics of, a eunuch; usually indicating the physical habitus of a male in whom hypogonadism occurred before puberty.
[G. eunouchos, eunuch, + eidos, resembling]

eunuchoid

an animal which resembles a human eunuch. Said of an entire male which appears to lack characteristics indicating male virility including aggressive posturing and vocalizing, large, heavy-featured head, dished face with heavy brows, shaggy forelock, heavy shoulders with a finer boned hindquarter. High serving capacity is also a good recommendation.
Males with the chromosome anomaly XXY, the classical aneuploidy, are usually eunuchoid and scrotal formation may be defective.

eunuchoid syndrome
a state of decreased aggression, disinterest, and loss of stamina in working dogs after ovariectomy.
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Such clinical signs include 1) infants with hypospadias, small phallus, cryptorchidism, or developmental delay; 2) kindergarten-aged boys and elementary school-aged boys with developmental delay, learning disabilities, or behavioral problems; and 3) older boys and adolescent males with eunuchoid body habitus, gynecomastia, or small testes (Radicioni et al.
Judging from his statues and reliefs, Akhenaten had a eunuchoid body structure: narrow chest with gynaecomastia, wide hips with prominent fatty deposits, elongated spindly limbs and elongated neck and skull (Fig.
Although the elongated face and extremities would fit Akhenaten's physiognomy, Marfan's syndrome is not associated with the pharaoh's eunuchoid features.
A solemn eunuchoid male stand guard; a saleslady greets customers with an armload of rejected garments; a small, improbable dog sits on the first step of a red staircase, wearing a kind of varsity sweater with the artist's monogram.
In hypogonadal males and females, growth especially growth of the upper and lower extremities continues for an abnormally long period of time and results in characteristically eunuchoid bodily proportions, in which the limbs are abnormally long and the trunk disproportionately short.
Further evaluation of his eunuchoid facial appearance was performed after hospital discharge.