androgen zone

variants: or androgenic zone

Definition of androgen zone

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

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First Known Use of androgen zone

1948, in the meaning defined above

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“Androgen zone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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