Definitions

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  • n. An individual born with male gonads, but who appears to have female external genitalia. They are often raised as girls until puberty, when they develop normal male genitalia. This is the result of a 5-alpha-reductase deficiency.

Etymologies

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From Spanish expression huevo a los doce ("eggs at twelve").

Examples

  • From Zora’s manuscript I became acquainted with the hijras of India, the kwolu-aatmwols of the Sambia in Papua New Guinea, and the guevedoche of the Dominican Republic.

    Middlesex

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