hypergonadotropic 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.

hy·per·go·nad·o·tro·pic eu·nuch·oid·ism

eunuchoidism of gonadal origin, commonly accompanied by enhanced levels of pituitary gonadotropins in the blood and urine, as in Klinefelter syndrome.

hy·per·go·nad·o·tro·pic eu·nuch·oid·ism

(hī'pĕr-gō-nad'ō-trō'pik yū'nŭ-koyd-izm)
Eunuchoidism of gonadal origin, commonly accompanied by enhanced levels of pituitary gonadotropins in the blood and urine, as in Klinefelter syndrome.

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.