androgen

(redirected from Androgen insensitivity)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to Androgen insensitivity: Partial androgen insensitivity syndrome

an·dro·gen

 (ăn′drə-jən)
n.
A steroid hormone, such as testosterone or androsterone, that controls the development and maintenance of masculine characteristics. Also called androgenic hormone.

an′dro·gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk) adj.

androgen

(ˈændrədʒən)
n
(Biochemistry) any of several steroids, produced as hormones by the testes or made synthetically, that promote development of male sexual organs and male secondary sexual characteristics
androgenic adj

an•dro•gen

(ˈæn drə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn)

n.
any substance, as testosterone or androsterone, that promotes male characteristics.
[1935–40]
an`dro•gen′ic (-ˈdʒɛn ɪk) adj.

an·dro·gen

(ăn′drə-jən)
Any of several steroid hormones, such as testosterone, that control the development and maintenance of physical characteristics in males.

androgen

A natural steroid hormone, such as testosterone, that controls male sex characteristics.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.androgen - male sex hormone that is produced in the testes and responsible for typical male sexual characteristicsandrogen - male sex hormone that is produced in the testes and responsible for typical male sexual characteristics
sex hormone, steroid hormone, steroid - any hormone affecting the development and growth of sex organs
androsterone - an androgenic hormone that is less active than testosterone
methyltestosterone - an androgenic compound contained in drugs that are used to treat testosterone deficiency and female breast cancer and to stimulate growth and weight gain
Durabolin, Kabolin, nandrolone - an androgen (trade names Durabolin or Kabolin) that is used to treat testosterone deficiency or breast cancer or osteoporosis
testosterone - a potent androgenic hormone produced chiefly by the testes; responsible for the development of male secondary sex characteristics
Translations

androgen

[ˈændrədʒən] Nandrógeno m

androgen

nAndrogen nt

an·dro·gen

n. andrógeno, hormona masculina.

androgen

n andrógeno
References in periodicals archive ?
Results: Out of 151 patients of XY DSD, 68 (45%) patients were diagnosed as partial androgen insensitivity syndrome (PIAS), 18 (12%) as isolated micropenis, 25 (16.
2) Swyer syndrome should be included in the differential diagnosis of complete androgen insensitivity syndrome (CAIS) and 17a-hydroxylase deficiency syndrome, which also present with a 46XY karyotype.
14) Increased signs and symptoms of dry eye and MGD have been found in patients on antiandrogens (such as in prostate or breast cancer treatment) and in women with complete androgen insensitivity syndrome (CAIS).
Is complete androgen insensitivity syndrome associated with alterations in the meibomian gland and ocular surface?
5 One case was reported in a patient of androgen insensitivity syndrome.
In 2010, for example, this was seen in a woman with complete androgen insensitivity syndrome, so in her, androgens were not affecting hair follicles.
This syndrome also known as androgen insensitivity syndrome was 1st described by Morris at Yale.
Other contributions discuss marsupial pathway, androgen insensitivity syndrome, the persistant Mullerian duct syndrome, apparent mineralocorticoid excess, animal models of adrenal genetic disorders, geographical endocrinology, and prenatal diagnosis.
Some physical features of opposite sex are evidenced in Androgen insensitivity syndrome or Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia.
Patients with complete androgen insensitivity syndrome were advised female gender.

Full browser ?