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Definition: 'Complete Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome'

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complete androgen insensitivity syndrome

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1. a lack of testosterone receptors in a genotypically male infant causes it to appear phenotypically female; the infant has estes but also the distal third of the vagina, a clitoris, and the labia major and minor, but no uterus or fallopian tubes.

The definition information for complete androgen insensitivity syndrome is provided by Stedman's. You can search our medical dictionary here.

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