A steroid hormone that stimulates development of male secondary sexual characteristics, produced mainly in the testes, but also in the ovaries and adrenal cortex.
More example sentences
- Finally, the adrenal cortex produces the male sex hormone testosterone.
- The physiological consequences of taking testosterone and human growth hormone are not yet fully known.
- The male hormone, testosterone, also helps to keep the bones healthy.
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