Meaning of testosterone
Pronunciation: (tes-tos'tu-rōn"), [key]
- the sex hormone, CHO, secreted by the testes, that stimulates the development of male sex organs, secondary sexual traits, and sperm.
- a commercially prepared form of this compound, originally isolated from bull's testes and now also produced synthetically, used in medicine chiefly for treatment of testosterone deficiency and for certain gynecological conditions.
- testosterone (Thesaurus)