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Related to hypogonadotropic: Kallmann syndrome, hypogonadotropic amenorrhea

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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For example, leptin deficiency which was derived from ob gene mutation can lead to hypogonadotropic hypogonadism in addition to severe obesity in humans [3].
Global Markets Direct's, 'Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism - Pipeline Review, H2 2015', provides an overview of the Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism's therapeutic pipeline.
1) The typical presentation is an adolescent or adult patient with hypogonadotropic hypogonadism, azospermia and gynecomastia due to testosterone insufficiency.
Other infertility implications and causes such as hyperprolactinemia, hypothyroidism, and hypogonadotropic reasons (3.
A new compound heterozygous mutation of the gonadotropin-releasing hormone receptor (L314X, Q106R) in a woman with complete hypogonadotropic hypogonadism: chronic estrogen administration amplifies the gonadotropin defect.
The doses of hCG utilized for treatment of male hypogonadotropic hypogonadism are much higher than are used in the weight loss protocol so it is unlikely that significant androgen production is occurring; but there is no literature that describes hormonal levels during the Simeons protocol.
Computer assisted sperm motility analysis at the moment of induced pregnancy during gonadotropin treatment for hypogonadotropic hypogonadism.
HG3572 HG3134 Sex Male Female Age at molecular 47 71 diagnosis, years Hepatopathy No NA Hypogonadotropic No NA hypogonadism Cardiomyopathy No NA Other clinical No Fatigue, signs cataract Serum iron, NA 6.
Differential diagnosis of men with hypogonadotropic hypogonadism includes pituitary disorders, hyperprolactinemia, hemochromatosis, stress, and AIDS.
If the FSH is low, the patient is hypogonadotropic, reflecting a dysfunction of the GnRH/FSH/LH axis.
The deficiency in release or action of GnRH leads to hypogonadotropic hypogonadism (HH) characterized by low follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), luteinizing hormone (LH) and estradiol (E2) and results in absent or impaired sexual development at puberty.
INTRODUCTION: Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism is classified depending on different conditions; isolated deficiency or combined deficiency with other pituitary hormones, congenital or acquired (Adult onset) and hypothalamic or hypophyseal defects.