testicular feminisation


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testicular feminisation

An older term for what is now designated as androgen insensitivity syndrome.
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Writer Heidi Thomas explains: "A young woman discovers on the eve of her marriage that she has what doctors then called 'Testicular Feminisation Syndrome'.
She explained that there are several genetic or hormonal disorders (Testicular feminisation syndrome, hermaphroditism, Klinefelter syndrome, 5-Alpha-reductase deficiency) that would lead to uncertainty about a person's gender.