hypogonadism

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hy·po·go·nad·ism

 (hī′pō-gō′năd-ĭz′əm, -gŏn′ə-dĭz′əm)
n.
Inadequate functioning of the testes or ovaries as manifested by deficiencies in gametogenesis or the secretion of gonadal hormones.

hy•po•gon•ad•ism

(ˌhaɪ pəˈgoʊ næˌdɪz əm, -ˈgɒn æ-)

n. Pathol.
1. diminished hormonal or reproductive functioning in the testes or the ovaries.
2. a manifestation of this, as delayed pubescence.
[1915–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypogonadism - incompetence of the gonads (especially in the male with low testosterone); results in deficient development of secondary sex characteristics and (in prepubertal males) a body with long legs and a short trunk
eunuchoidism, male hypogonadism - the state of being a eunuch (either because of lacking testicles or because they failed to develop)
Kallman's syndrome - hypogonadism with anosmia; a congenital sexual disorder that prevents the testicles from maturing at puberty
incompetence - inability of a part or organ to function properly
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Initial investigations revealed hypergonadotropic hypogonadism (FSH=134 mIU/mL [normal=10-15 mIU/mL], LH=47.
Some of the major causes of delayed puberty are constitutional delay in growth and development, hypergonadotropic hypogonadism and hypogonadotropic hypogonadism (HH) (Geffner, 2002).
SUMMARY--Primary premature ovarian insufficiency (PPOI) is characterized by hypergonadotropic amenorrhea and hypoestrogenism in women under 40 years of age.
Although limitation of galactose intake with the diet ameliorates the symptoms of feeding difficulty, hepatic dysfunction, muscular hypotonia, and cataract, it has been reported that disruption in cognitive functions, neurologic involvement, tremor, verbal apraxia, and hypergonadotropic hypogonadism (in girls) may occur in long-term follow-up under diet therapy (2).
5-7] The ovarian marker, especially AMH gives more accurate information of ovarian follicle quantity in young hypergonadotropic patients than FSH.
Hypergonadotropic ovarian failure associated with an inherited mutation of human bone morphogenetic protein-15 (BMP15) gene.
2009) reported X; 7 translocation in a female with hypergonadotropic amenorrhea (10).
CC can be used to treat both anovulation/ oligo-ovulation and unexplained infertility, but it is not effective in hypothalamic amenorrhea or hypergonadotropic hypogonadism (usually premature ovarian insufficiency).
3 mlU/mL), confirming a diagnosis of hypergonadotropic hypogonadism.