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Search Results for: androgen

Testosterone

Definition noun, plural: testosterones A steroid hormone with a chemical formula of C19H28O2, and is regarded as the primary... Read More

Anabolic steroid

Definition noun, plural: anabolic steroids Any of the synthetic steroid hormones (androgens) that promote muscle and bone... Read More

Androsterone

Definition noun, plural: androsterones A steroid hormone, with a chemical formula of C19H30O2, has masculinizing effects,... Read More

Terminal hair

Definition noun The mature type of hair characterized by being pigmented, thicker, and with a larger diameter than the... Read More

Sex steroid

Definition noun, plural: sex steroids A steroid hormone that when bound to specific sex hormone receptor becomes active and... Read More

Human Reproduction

Terminology and Concepts Primary reproductive organs are called gonads - testes in the male and ovaries in the female.... Read More

Steroidogenesis

Definition noun, plural: steroidogeneses The biosynthesis of steroid hormones from cholesterol by various cells, such as... Read More

Principles of Hormonal Control Systems

Hormones are chemical messengers that enter the blood directly upon their secretion from endocrine glands. A single gland or... Read More

Spermatogenesis

Spermatogenesis is the biological process of producing mature sperm cells, and occurs in the male gonad of a sexually... Read More

Estrogen

Definition noun, plural: estrogens A sex steroid hormone produced in large quantities chiefly in the ovaries in females;... Read More

Corticotroph

Definition noun, plural: corticototrophs The cell in the anterior pituitary that particularly releases adrenocorticotropic... Read More

Progestogen

Definition noun, plural: progestogens A steroid hormone that is activated by the binding to the progesterone receptor, and... Read More

Abp

Abp (Science: abbreviation) androgen binding... Read More

Follicle-stimulating hormone

Definition noun, plural: follicle-stimulating hormones A gonadotropin released by the gonadotropes of the anterior... Read More

Nurse cell

Definition noun, plural: nurse cells An accessory cell to a developing germ cell. Supplement Example of nurse cells are... Read More

Steroid hormone

Definition noun, plural: steroid hormones A type of steroid that acts as a hormone, and that which is exemplified by sex... Read More

Steroid

Definition noun, plural: steroids Any of the group of fat-soluble organic compounds containing four rings arranged in a... Read More

Sertoli cell

Definition noun, plural: Sertoli cells Any of the elongated cells located in the seminiferous tubules of the testis, and... Read More