androgen

noun an·dro·gen \ ˈan-drə-jən \
Updated on: 6 May 2018

Definition of androgen

: a male sex hormone (such as testosterone)

androgenic

play \ˌan-drə-ˈje-nik\ adjective

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androgen

noun an·dro·gen \ ˈan-drə-jən \

medical Definition of androgen

: a male sex hormone (as testosterone)

androgenic

play \ˌan-drə-ˈjen-ik\ adjective


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