androgen zone

noun

variants or androgenic zone
: the portion of the adrenal cortex believed to secrete male hormones or steroids resembling male hormones

Word History

First Known Use

1948, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of androgen zone was in 1948

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“Androgen zone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/androgen%20zone. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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