eunuchoidism


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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012