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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.
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(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
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an•dro•gen(ˈæn drə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn)
any substance, as testosterone or androsterone, that promotes male characteristics.
an`dro•gen′ic (-ˈdʒɛn ɪk) adj.
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Any of several steroid hormones, such as testosterone, that control the development and maintenance of physical characteristics in males.
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A natural steroid hormone, such as testosterone, that controls male sex characteristics.
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|Noun||1.||androgen - 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
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androgen[ˈændrədʒən] N → andrógeno m
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n → Androgen nt
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n. andrógeno, hormona masculina.
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