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hypogonadism

Line breaks: hypo|gonad|ism
Pronunciation: /ˌhʌɪpə(ʊ)ˈɡəʊnadɪz(ə)m
 
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Definition of hypogonadism in English:

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
Reduction or absence of hormone secretion or other physiological activity of the gonads (testes or ovaries).
Example sentences
  • 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.

Derivatives

hypogonadal

1
adjective
Example sentences
  • 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.

hypogonadic

2
noun& adjective
Example sentences
  • I've noticed that the topic of panic attacks shows up a lot with us hypogonadics.

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