androgen

General term for any male sex hormone in vertebrates.

androgen

[n] - male sex hormone that is produced in the testes and responsible for typical male sexual characteristics
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Androgen

a hormone (such as testosterone) that causes development of male characteristics and sex organs
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Androgen

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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androgen

<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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androgen

androgenic hormone noun male sex hormone that is produced in the testes and responsible for typical male sexual characteristics
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androgen

(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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androgen

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

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), that stimulates activity of the accessory male ...
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androgen

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 castration; natural androgens are steroids, derivatives of...
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androgen

Testosterone. Picture credit: Wikipedia Any of a group of male sex hormones that stimulate development of the testes and male secondary sexual characteristics, such as growth of facial hair. The primary and best-known androgen is testosterone. Androgens are produced principally by the testes wh...
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Androgen

A group of hormones that promote the development and maintenance of male secondary sex characteristics. Androgens are necessary for puberty, male fertility and male sexual function.
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androgen

androgen (ăn'drujun) : see testosterone.
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Androgen

Androgen is a term embracing any of the male sex hormones, substances that induce and maintain secondary sex characteristics in males. The principal androgens are testosterone and androsterone. They are found in the male testes and adrenal glands, in which they are produced; in the blood, in which they circulate; and in the urine, in which they are...
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androgen

General name for any male sex hormone, of which testosterone is the most important. They are all steroids and are principally involved in the production of male secondary sexual characteristics (such as beard growth)
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ANDROGEN

Male sex hormone; e.g., testosterone.
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Androgen

A type of hormone that promotes the development and maintenance of male sex characteristics.
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Androgen

General term for any male hormone. The major androgen is testosterone.
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Androgen

A type of hormone that promotes the development and maintenance of male sex characteristics.
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androgen

A type of hormone that promotes the development and maintenance of male sex characteristics.
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Androgen

general term referring to any male hormone. The major androgen is testosterone.
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Androgen

Androgen, also called androgenic hormone or testoid, is the broad 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 of the accessory male sex organs and development of ...
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Androgen

Any male sex hormone, produced in the testes.
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