testosterone

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n testosterone a potent androgenic hormone produced chiefly by the testes; responsible for the development of male secondary sex characteristics
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Usage

In literature:

You're not even so ignorant: just a victim of too much testosterone clouding over your senses.
"Corpus of a Siam Mosquito" by Steven Sills
He'd tried testosterone and dehydroepiandrosterone, better know as DHEA.
"Syndrome" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

Few tools match the testosterone-spiking thrill of a chain saw – until its kickback makes you shake like a dashboard hula dancer.
Decreases body's production of testosterone.
Testosterone Linked to Aggression .
The mother- child bond has long been known, but new research by a University of Notre Dame Anthropologist shows that dads who sleep near their children change too, through a drop in testosterone.
Testosterone, Viagra not a winning ED combination .
Padres Yasmani Grandal Suspended For Elevated Testosterone Level.
In today's edition of "Nuts or Normal," Dr Barry Ramo answers a viewer's question if taking testosterone will make them into a sexual olympian.
In 2011, consumers spent $1.6B on testosterone .
Despite its ban in sports and link to clots and cancers, testosterone use is growing in popularity among men older than 40 who are looking for more muscles and boost in energy.
In 2011, consumers spent approximately $1.6 billion on testosterone products.
Blogs Can Testosterone Help You Lose Weight.
Testosterone could be the magic weight-loss drug that men are looking for.
Low testosterone found in obese teen boys.
Posts Tagged ' testosterone .
Testosterone marketing frenzy draws skepticism.
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In science:

Direct and mediated effects of testosterone: the development of intersexes in sex reversed mosaic mice, heterozygous for testicular feminization.
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
Together with prolactin, plasma levels of corticosterone, known to interact with prolactin release (Criscuolo, 2001; for review see Chastel et al. 2005) and testosterone (potentially involved in aggressive behaviour, Dittami, 1981) were also measured. MATERIALS AND METHODS Animals and experimental condition.
Post-hatching parental care behaviour and hormonal status in a precocial bird
Testosterone and corticosterone assays were made in our laboratory using 125I RIA kit double antibody from ICN Biomedicals (http:/www.icnbiomed.com).
Post-hatching parental care behaviour and hormonal status in a precocial bird
Removing the confound of time in investigating the relation of serial behaviours: testosterone, prolactin and the transition from sexual to parental activity in male America kestrels.
Post-hatching parental care behaviour and hormonal status in a precocial bird
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