What does androgen mean?

Definitions for androgen
ˈæn drə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛnan·dro·gen

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. androgen, androgenic hormone(noun)

    male sex hormone that is produced in the testes and responsible for typical male sexual characteristics

GCIDE

  1. androgen(n.)

    a hormone, such as testosterone or androsterone, that promotes development and maintenance of typical male sexual characteristics. They are mostly produced in the testes.

Wiktionary

  1. androgen(Noun)

    The generic term for any natural or synthetic compound, usually a steroid hormone, that stimulates or controls the development and maintenance of masculine characteristics in vertebrates. A male sex hormone such as testosterone or anabolic steroids.

Freebase

  1. Androgen

    Androgen, also called androgenic hormone or testoid, is the generic term for any natural or synthetic compound, usually a steroid hormone, that stimulates or controls the development and maintenance of male characteristics in vertebrates by binding to androgen receptors. This includes the activity of the accessory male sex organs and development of male secondary sex characteristics. Androgens were first discovered in 1936. Androgens are also the original anabolic steroids and the precursor of all estrogens, which are stress hormones. The primary and most well-known androgen is testosterone. Dihydrotestosterone and androstenedione are less known generally, but are of equal importance in male development. DHT in the embryo life causes differentiation of penis, scrotum and prostate. Later in life DHT contributes to male balding, prostate growth and sebaceous gland activity

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of androgen in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of androgen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of androgen in a Sentence

  1. Gynecological Endocrinology:

    Some women retain the ability to masturbate and climax across menopause because of higher androgen levels but maybe their sexual function with a partner is impaired due to many other reasons.

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