- testicular feminization
If genetic males lack receptors for testosterone they develop as females and are unresponsive to male hormones.
Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.
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testicular feminization — n a genetic defect characterized by the presence in a phenotypically female individual of the normal X and Y chromosomes of a male, undeveloped and undescended testes, and functional sterility called also testicular feminization syndrome * * *… … Medical dictionary
testicular feminization — testicular feminization. См. синдром тестикулярной феминизации. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) … Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.
testicular feminization — … Useful english dictionary
Testicular feminization syndrome — Now more appropriately called the complete androgen insensitivity syndrome, this is a genetic disorder that makes XY fetuses insensitive (unresponsive) to androgens (male hormones). Instead, they are born looking externally like normal girls.… … Medical dictionary
testicular feminization incomplete — partial androgen insensitivity syndrome … Medical dictionary
testicular feminization syndrome — see androgen insensitivity syndrome … The new mediacal dictionary
Syndrome, testicular feminization — Now more appropriately called the complete androgen insensitivity syndrome, this is a genetic disorder that makes XY fetuses insensitive (unresponsive) to androgens (male hormones). Instead, they are born looking externally like normal girls.… … Medical dictionary
feminization — Development of what are superficially external female characteristics by a male. testicular f. SYN: complete androgen insensitivity syndrome.testicular f. syndrome. * * * n. the development of female secondary sexual characteristics (enlargement… … Medical dictionary
TFM — testicular feminization male; testicular feminization mutation; total fluid movement; transmission electron microscopy … Medical dictionary
TFM — • testicular feminization male; • testicular feminization mutation; • total fluid movement; • transmission electron microscopy … Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations