Glossary Transgender / Term

Hermaphroditism (Herm) and Intersexuality

Where the physiological sex is ambiguous. The situation may, or may not, be accompanied by various degrees of gender dysphoria. The condition may be due to chromosomal complexes, such as Turner's or Klinefelter's syndromes, congenital errors of metabolism such as androgen insensitivity syndrome and adrenogenital syndrome. There may also be effects from the hormone balance in the foetus or the placenta.

Permanent link Hermaphroditism (Herm) and Intersexuality - Creation date 2020-04-04

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