androgen defined in 1951 yearandrogen - androgen;
androgen - General name for any substance with male sex hormone activity in vertebrates, i.e. responsible for development and maintenance of many male sexual characteristics. Androgens are tested by the large growth of comb of castrated cock which they produce. Natural androgens in vertebrates are steroids, produced mainly by testis, to small extent by ovary and adrenal cortex. See also: Testosterone, Oestrogen.
near androgen in Knolik
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