Definition of Eunuchoid
1. Adjective. Resembling a eunuch. ¹
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Definition of Eunuchoid
1. [n -S]
Medical Definition of Eunuchoid
1. Resembling, or having the general characteristics of, a eunuch; usually indicating the physical habitus of a male in whom hypogonadism occurred before puberty. Origin: G. Eunouchos, eunuch, + eidos, resembling (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Eunuchoid
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1. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1894)
"I HAVE lately had an opportunity of examining two eunuchoid persons; I mean persons ... In eunuchoid persons the frame is usually big, the shoulders narrow, ..."
2. Collected Papers by the Staff of Saint Mary's Hospital, Mayo Clinic by Saint Marys Hospital (Rochester, Minn.) (1920)
"TETANY IN THE eunuchoid. REPORT OF A CASE* H. \V. WOLTMAN While the degree of dysfunction of the thyroid gland can now be established with mathematical ..."
3. The Ductless Glandular Diseases by Wilhelm Falta (1916)
"Here, therefore, there lies before us all the signs of a potentized form of eunuchoid tallness, and for this the designation ..."
4. The Glands Regulating Personality: A Study of the Glands of Internal by Louis Berman (1921)
"Straightforward homosexuality and the eunuchoid constitution have always been intimate. The homosexuality of the thymo-centric is more subtle and disguised, ..."
5. Practice of Medicine by Frederick Tice (1921)
"Launois and Roy reported a eunuchoid giant whose sudden and unusual growth ... The following patient, described as a eunuchoid giant, extended to the ..."
6. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"The conception of eunuchoid persons, that is to say, persons •\vith hypoplastic sex organs and ... Though the eunuchoid condition depends mainly upon a ..."
7. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1906)
"Notes on the anatomy of a eunuchoid man dissected ¡it the anatomy school Cambridge during 1906, (30-34, with 2 figs.) ; London, liep. Brit. ..."