pseudohermaphrodite


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pseudohermaphrodite

 [soo″do-her-maf´ro-dīt]
an individual exhibiting pseudohermaphroditism.

pseu·do·her·maph·ro·dite

(sū'dō-her-maf'rō-dīt),
A person exhibiting pseudohermaphroditism.

pseudohermaphrodite

/pseu·do·her·maph·ro·dite/ (-her-maf´ro-dīt) an individual with pseudohermaphroditism.

pseudohermaphrodite

(so͞o′dō-hər-măf′rə-dīt′)
n.
One that possesses the internal reproductive organs of one sex while exhibiting some of the external physical characteristics of the opposite sex.

pseu′do·her·maph′ro·dit′ic (-dĭt′ĭk) adj.
pseu′do·her·maph′ro·dit·ism n.

pseudohermaphrodite

[-hərmaf′redīt]
Etymology: Gk, pseudes, false, Hermaphroditos, son of Hermes and Aphrodite
a person who has either male or female gonads but external genitalia of the opposite sex, or both.

pseu·do·her·maph·ro·dite

(sū'dō-hĕr-maf'rō-dīt)
A person exhibiting pseudohermaphroditism.

pseudohermaphrodite

an individual exhibiting pseudohermaphroditism.
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Androgens and the Evolution of Male-Gender Identity among Male Pseudohermaphrodites with 5-alpha Reductase Deficiency," NEJM 300 (1979): 1235-36.
Goy and Resko (1972) showed that testosterone injections produce both yawning and penile erections in male rhesus monkeys; Phoenix and Chambers (1982) found that testosterone propionate, but not estradiol, produced yawning in females and pseudohermaphrodites, as well as in males.
Realisant que jusqu'a 4 % (du moins dans certaines parties du monde; estimation ramenee depuis a 1,7% a l'echelle mondiale) de la population serait plus ou moins intersexe, c'est-a-dire nee avec des attributs des deux sexes, Fausto-Sterling propose d'ajouter aux sexes <<male>> et <<femelle>> les hermaphrodites veritables, qui ont a la fois des organes producteurs de spermatozoides et d'ovules (elle les appelle les HERMS), les pseudohermaphrodites masculins, qui possedent des testicules et certains aspects de l'appareil genital feminin (elle les appelle les MERMS) et les pseudohermaphrodites feminins, qui possedent des ovaires et certains elements de l'appareil genital masculin (elle les appelle les FERMS).
Sans rentrer dans tous les details, il faut considerer que cette legislation est une avancee certaine pour les transsexuels ou les pseudohermaphrodites mais elle souffre certaines limites concernant les hermaphrodites vrais.
The Sambia 'Turnim-man': Sociocultural and Clinical Aspects of Gender Formation in Male Pseudohermaphrodites with 5-alpha Reductase Deficiency in Papua New Guinea Archives of Sexual Behavior, 17:33-56.