Medical Dictionary

adrenarche

play
noun ad·ren·ar·che \ ˌad-rə-ˈnär-kē \

medical Definition of adrenarche

:an increase in the production of androgens by the adrenal cortex that usually occurs during the eighth or ninth year of life

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up adrenarche? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

smooth or hairless

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!