testicular feminization syndrome

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testicular feminization syndrome n.
A type of familial male pseudohermaphroditism characterized by female external genitalia, an incompletely developed vagina often with a rudimentary uterus and fallopian tubes, testes present within the abdomen, inguinal canals, or labia majora, and amenorrhea and scant or absent pubic and axillary hair at puberty.

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