Share this entry

Share this page

androgen

División en sílabas: an·dro·gen
Pronunciación: /ˈandrəjən
 
/

Definición de androgen en inglés:

sustantivo

Biochemistry
A male sex hormone, such as testosterone.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Male steroid sex hormones, androgens, are produced in the testes.
  • This means that it interferes with some of the actions of androgens (male sex hormones) within the body.
  • Thus, fasciculata and reticularis cells can make corticosteroids and the adrenal androgens, but not aldosterone.

Origen

1930s: from Greek anēr, andr- 'man' + -gen.

Derivados

androgenic

1
Pronunciación: /ˌandrəˈjenik/
adjetivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • One of the earliest examples of a synthesized and enhanced steroid was the androgenic steroids called androgenic anabolic steroids, which are more potent than testosterone.
  • Drugs commonly referred to as ‘steroids’ are classified as anabolic, androgenic, and corticosteroids.
  • Of course, exercise and weight-training are the natural routes to achieve this, but it can be achieved more easily, albeit at greater risk to health and reputation, by injecting anabolic androgenic steroids (AASs).

Palabras que riman con androgen

hallucinogen

Definición de androgen en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día interfuse
Pronunciación: ɪntəˈfjuːz
verb
join or mix (two or more things) together