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Types of Intersex Conditions

To get beyond a superficial level of understanding about people with intersex conditions, it may be useful to learn more about their diverse physical conditions.  By focusing on these physical characteristics, we hope to illuminate one aspect of intersex identity. However, people with intersex conditions are more than their physical conditions.

How the Body Works: Sex Differentiation

Note: Specific conditions are outlined very briefly and superficially below. However, this is by no means an exhaustive list of relevant medical terminology or issues.  This list is intentionally written at a very introductory level from a layperson's perspective. For more information, please refer to the additional more specific support resources listed or consult a medical professional.

Conditions with XY chromosomes

XY chromosomes commonly result in a reproductive and sexual anatomy that fits the typical definitions of male

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Conditions with XX chromosomes

XX chromosomes commonly result in a reproductive and sexual anatomy that fits the typical definitions of female

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Conditions with XX or XY chromosomes

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Conditions with neither XX or XY chromosomes

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Conditions with XX and XY chromosomes


 
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