Meaning of hypogonadism

hy•po•gon•ad•ism

Pronunciation: (hī"pu-gō'na-diz"um, -gon'a-), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. diminished hormonal or reproductive functioning in the testes or the ovaries.
  2. a manifestation of this, as delayed pubescence or Klinefelter's syndrome.
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