Definition of hypogonadism in English:


Syllabification: hy·po·gon·ad·ism
Pronunciation: /ˌhīpōˈɡōnaˌdizəm


Reduction or absence of hormone secretion or other physiological activity of the gonads (testes or ovaries).
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  • Medical disorders such as Cushing's syndrome, hypothyroidism and hypogonadism rarely cause obesity.
  • Accordingly, we determined prevalence and impact of hypogonadism on health-related quality of life in men with COPD.
  • The causes of osteoporosis in men include hypogonadism, glucocorticoid excess, medications and lifestyle factors.



Pronunciation: /ˌhīpəˌɡōˈnadl/
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  • The drug also was approved for use by men with primary or hypogonadal osteoporosis who are at high risk for fractures.
  • Of 38 hypogonadal patients, 29 had a concentration of LH that was low or normal, suggesting hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism.
  • In the first study, 25 of 36 patients were hypogonadal.


Pronunciation: /ˌhīpəɡōˈnadik/
noun& adjective
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  • I've noticed that the topic of panic attacks shows up a lot with us hypogonadics.

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