Definition of sex hormone in English:

sex hormone

Syllabification: sex hor·mone


  • A hormone, such as estrogen or testosterone, affecting sexual development or reproduction.
    More example sentences
    • Testosterone is a sex hormone, but it's also an anabolic steroid.
    • Tests that he or she will need to do include blood or saliva tests that measure total estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, DHEA-S and sex hormone binding globulin.
    • Its main function is to produce sperm and testosterone, a male sex hormone, during puberty.

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