develop Turner’s syndrome. become masculinized. develop Klinefelter’s syndrome. reach puberty as early as six years of age. Add Question Here Question 53 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question When an otherwise genetic female child is born with male genitals because of an over-secretion of androgen, the condition is called the Answer androgenital syndrome.
androprogestin syndrome. gender defect syndrome. sex-biasing effect. Add Question Here Question 54 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question In the androgenital syndrome, the child's body produces estrogen, but a genetic abnormality causes the _____ to release too much androgens. Answer pituitary gland ovaries adrenal glands Cowper's gland Add Question Here Question 55 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question Regarding intersexual development, which of the following statements is/are TRUE? Answer A developing female may be masculinized by a problem known as androgenital syndrome. If androgen insensitivity exists, a genetic male can develop into a female. A developing female may be masculinized by the anti-miscarriage drug progestin. All of these statements are true. Add Question Here Question 56 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question Regarding sex reassignment, which of the following statements is/are TRUE? Answer Sex reassignment is performed in order to treat cases of transsexuality and intersexuality. Surgery is done in sex reassignments to reconfigure the external appearance of the genitals and hormone treatments shift the chemical balance in the body. During sex reassignments, a deliberate effort is often made to transform the person’s sense of gender identity. All of these statements are true. Add Question Here Question 57 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question Concerning early sex assignment, which of the following statements is FALSE? Answer Supporters of early sex assignment argue that the benefits usually outweigh the long-term psychological costs. Individuals who have had early sex assignment with their genitals surgically "corrected" are required to be told when they reach puberty so that further treatment can be done. In some cases, a child who is biologically male, but raised as a girl, will insist that she is a boy. Some early sex assignments have been done because of severe injury to the newborn’s genitals. Add Question Here Question 58 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question Critics of early sex assignment believe that Answer it is better for individuals to accept who they are and realize that some bodies do not neatly fit into the categories of male and female. it is better to wait until adulthood and let the intersexual individual choose for themselves whether or not to have sex reassignment. intersexual people may feel damaged when they find out that their bodies were surgically altered without their permission.
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