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DSD

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DSD (plural DSDs)

  1. Disorder of sex development.
    • 2015, Claire Ainsworth, ‘Sex redefined’, Nature, vol. 518, issue 7539:
      A DSD called congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH), for example, causes the body to produce excessive amounts of male sex hormones; XX individuals with this condition are born with ambiguous genitalia (an enlarged clitoris and fused labia that resemble a scrotum).
  2. Defence Signals Directorate, an Australian government intelligence agency responsible for signals intelligence (SIGINT) and information security (INFOSEC).

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