hypogonadism definition

  • noun:
    • Inadequate performance of the testes or ovaries as manifested by too little gametogenesis or even the release of gonadal bodily hormones.
    • A defect associated with reproductive system that results in not enough function of the gonads (ovaries or testes).
    • incompetence associated with the gonads (especially within the male with reasonable testosterone); causes lacking development of secondary sex attributes and (in prepubertal males) a body with long feet and a brief trunk area

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