Definition of testosterone
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Risk-taking behavior, such as placing oneself in an enclosed area with an angry bull, is associated with testosterone, a chemical that adult men produce seven to eight times more of than women do.
Devoid of more somber emotional exploration, Waka Flocka and the album itself continue to be a beacon of unfettered testosterone and combustible attitude.
Recently, there was a study of how testosterone supplements affect men.
Landis’ 2006 Tour de France victory was stripped after he was caught using synthetic testosterone.
Schwarzenegger joined forces with Carl Weathers — and Weathers's biceps, during the most testosterone-laden movie handshake ever recorded.
If the right testicle does eventually have to be removed, his client would need testosterone replacement therapy for the rest of his life.
Firing Kalanick would be a damning indictment of Silicon Valley’s testosterone-addled culture.
Reese stopped taking testosterone months before, to prepare his body for the process of becoming pregnant.
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Origin and Etymology of testosterone
testis + -o- + -sterone
First Known Use: 1935See Words from the same year
TESTOSTERONE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of testosterone for English Language Learners
medical : a substance (called a hormone) that occurs naturally in men and male animals
: qualities (such as noticeable strength and aggressiveness) that agree with traditional ideas about what men are like
Medical Definition of testosterone
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