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Descriptor English: Eunuchism
Descriptor Spanish: Eunuquismo
Descriptor eunuquismo
Scope note: Estado o cualidad de eunuco o individuo que presenta órganos sexuales subdesarrollados que no producen hormonas testiculares. (Dorland, 28a ed)
Descriptor Portuguese: Eunuquismo
Descriptor French: Eunuchisme
Entry term(s): Eunuchoidism
Hypogonadism, Male
Tree number(s): C19.391.482.293
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005058
Scope note: The state of being a eunuch, a male without TESTES or whose testes failed to develop. It is characterized by the lack of mature male GERM CELLS and TESTICULAR HORMONES.
Annotation: do not routinely interpret hypogonadism in males as EUNUCHISM: use terminology of the author; check tags HUMANS and MALE
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 5154
Unique ID: D005058
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Eunuchism - Preferred
Concept UI M0007946
Scope note The state of being a eunuch, a male without TESTES or whose testes failed to develop. It is characterized by the lack of mature male GERM CELLS and TESTICULAR HORMONES.
Preferred term Eunuchism
Eunuchoidism - Narrower
Concept UI M0472203
Scope note Eunuch-like state in which the male individual has non-functional TESTES.
Preferred term Eunuchoidism
Entry term(s) Hypogonadism, Male



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