[n] - male sex hormone that is produced in the testes and responsible for typical male sexual characteristics
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a hormone (such as testosterone) that causes development of male characteristics and sex organs
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Androgen: A male sex hormone that promotes the development and maintenance of the male sex characteristics. The major androgen is testosterone.
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General term for any male sex hormone in vertebrates.
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<endocrinology> General term for any male sex hormone in vertebrates. Androgens may be used in patients with breast cancer to treat recurrence of the disease. ... (14 May 1997) ...
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androgenic hormone noun male sex hormone that is produced in the testes and responsible for typical male sexual characteristics
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(an´dro-jәn) any steroid hormone that promotes male secondary sex characters. The two main androgens are androsterone and testosterone. Called also androgenic hormone. adj., androgen´ic., adj.
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any of a group of hormones that primarily influence the growth and development of the male reproductive system.[21 related articles]
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androgen, androgenic 1. Any substance that conduces to masculinization, such as the testicular hormone. 2. A substance, as a male sex hormone, capable of developing and maintaining certain male sexual characteristics. 3. Generic term for an agent, usually a hormone (e.g., androsterone, testosterone...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: an′drō-jen Definitions: 1. Generic term for an agent, usually a hormone (androsterone, testosterone), which stimulates activity of the accessory male sex organs, encourages development of male sex characteristics, or prevents changes in the latter due to castrati...
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Androgen, also called androgenic hormone or testoid, is the generic term for any natural or synthetic compound, usually a steroid hormone, that stimulates or controls the development and maintenance of male characteristics in vertebrates by binding to androgen receptors. This includes the activity ...
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