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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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Adj.1.androgenic - of or related to the male hormone androgen
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[ˈændrəˈdʒɛnɪk] ADJandrogénico
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a. androgénico-a, rel. a las características sexuales masculinas.
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Abuse of Testosterone and Monitoring of Serum Testosterone Concentrations- Testosterone has been subject to abuse, typically at doses higher than recommended for the approved indication and in combination with other anabolic androgenic steroids.
Muscularity-oriented disordered eating behaviors were defined as eating more or differently to gain weight or bulk up, taking supplements to gain weight or bulk up, or using androgenic anabolic steroids.
Testosterone (T) and dihydrotestosterone (DHT) are synthesized in the skin and bind to the androgen receptor.4 Clinical studies support the role of androgenic hormones in acne pathogenesis and cite the approximation of acne onset with surge of dihydroepiandrosterone sulphate (DHEA-S), acne in congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH), sudden onset acne, androgens administration leading to acne and improvement by androgen receptor blockers.
[USA], Nov 24 (ANI): According to a recent study, men who use androgenic anabolic steroids such as testosterone may face a higher risk of early death and of experiencing more hospital admissions than normal.
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IANS | London Men who use androgenic anabolic steroids such as testosterone may face a higher risk of early death, warns a new study.
Anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS) are testosterone and its synthetic analogues (Figure 1), and most of these compounds have few clinical indications.
The use of anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS) has moved from the elite athlete and competitive bodybuilder to the average fitness enthusiast.
Androgenic anabolic steroids (AASs) are synthetic analogues of hormone testosterone, produced by Leydig cell of testis and suggested for the managementof many diseases such as renal insufficiency, osteoporosis, male hypo-gonadism, delayed puberty, endometriosis, growth retardation and hereditary angioedema.
"Nonetheless, a more androgenic sex hormone profile may identify a woman at higher risk for cardiovascular disease who may benefit from other risk-reducing strategies," Dr.
Androgenic alopecia, a male pattern baldness is very common type of hair loss observed in both male and female.