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a mass of signs pointing toward the modification of sexual traits as it pertains to the body's surface in most cases, such as the development of a manly appearance to the female genitals- all of this stemming from over-production of androgens from the adrenal glands.

ADRENOGENITAL SYNDROME: "Early onset pubescence in young men is referred to in the medical field as adrenogenital syndrome."

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