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Of or relating to the adrenal glands and the genitals; specifically (especially in "adrenogenital syndrome") designating a group of disorders in which abnormal production of steroid hormones by the adrenal cortex results in abnormalities of (usually secondary) sexual characteristics, especially the virilization of females.
1930s; earliest use found in The British Medical Journal.
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