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Testosterone

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

Steroidogenesis

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

Spermatogenesis

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

Leydig cell

Leydig cell interstitial cells of the mammalian testis, involved in synthesis of testosterone. leydig cell Leydig cells,... Read More

Androsterone

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

Estrogen

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

Spermiogenesis

Spermiogenesis definition Spermiogenesis is the stage of spermatogenesis wherein the spermatids differentiate into mature... Read More

Luteinizing hormone

Definition noun, plural: luteinizing hormones A gonadotropin released by the gonadotropes of the anterior pituitary, and,... Read More

Progesterone

Definition noun, plural: progesterones A progestogen hormone, with a chemical formula of C21H30O2, naturally produced in... Read More

Estradiol

Definition noun, plural: estradiol An estrogenic hormone with a chemical formula of C18H24O2; a potent estrogen; a major... Read More

Seminiferous tubule

Definition noun, plural: seminiferous tubules Any of the tubules in the testes through which spermatozoa are produced and... Read More

Anabolic steroid

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

Klinefelter syndrome

Definition noun A genetic condition in a male characterized by the presence of at least one extra X chromosome Supplement In... Read More

Mathematical Biology I by J.D. Murray

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Lipolysis

Definition noun The process of breaking down of lipids (fats) into fatty acids and glycerol Supplement Lipolysis is 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

Strength Training Anatomy by F. Delavier

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Androgen

Definition noun, plural: androgens A sex steroid hormone that is produced in larger quantities in males, chiefly in the... Read More

Gonadotropin

Definition noun, plural: gonadotropins A polypeptide hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary and the placenta, and acts... 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

Endocytosis

Endocytosis Definition What is endocytosis in biology? Endocytosis is a cellular process by which a cell internalizes any... Read More

Sex hormone

Definition noun A hormone that is secreted by gonads and is involved in the regulation of sexual functions, such as the... Read More

Testicle

testicle (Science: anatomy) One of two glandular bodies contained in the scrotum of the male, they form sperm and also the... Read More

Catabolism

Catabolism Definition Catabolism is the branch of the metabolic process that breaks down complex, big molecules into... 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