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Introduction: Hermaphroditism

Description of Hermaphroditism

Hermaphroditism (medical condition): A very rare genetic disorder where a baby is born...more »

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Hermaphroditism: ambiguous external genitalia with both testicular and ovarian tissue present in the same individual.
Source: CRISP

Hermaphroditism: A state of intersex or sexual ambiguity, involving the GENOTYPE, the GONADS, the reproductive tract, and/or the external GENITALIA or PHENOTYPE. This concept covers TRUE HERMAPHRODITISM and PSEUDOHERMAPHRODITISM. True hermaphrodites are rare and they possess gonadal tissues of both SEXES, tissues from the OVARY and the TESTIS. Pseudohermaphrodites possess gonadal tissue of one sex but exhibit external phenotype of the opposite sex.
Source: MeSH 2007

Hermaphroditism: Related Topics

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Hermaphroditism: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Hermaphroditism is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Hermaphroditism, or a subtype of Hermaphroditism, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Hermaphroditism as a Disease

Hermaphroditism (medical condition): See Hermaphroditism (disease information).
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Hermaphroditism: Related Diseases

Hermaphroditism: Hermaphroditism is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

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Hermaphroditism: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Hermaphroditism:

  • androgyny
  • gonochorism
  • gyandromorph
  • morphodite
  • supernumerary body part

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Terms Similar to Hermaphroditism:

Source - NIH

Source - MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Hermaphroditism

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

The term Hermaphroditism can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Other terms that may be related to Hermaphroditism:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Hermaphroditism

The following list attempts to classify Hermaphroditism into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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