from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A white crystalline steroid hormone, C19H28O2, produced primarily in the testes and responsible for the development and maintenance of male secondary sex characteristics. It is also produced synthetically for use in medical treatment.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Steroid hormone produced primarily in the testes of the male; it is responsible for the development of secondary sex characteristics in the male.
- n. Manly behavior, often of an aggressive or foolishly reckless nature.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a steroid hormone (C19H28O2) produced mostly in the testes, which is responsible for producing the secondary sexual characteristics of males.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a potent androgenic hormone produced chiefly by the testes; responsible for the development of male secondary sex characteristics
The carbon isotope ratio test tells you whether the source of the testosterone is the body — a natural source — or pharmaceuticals.
Joe Lockhart, former White House spokesman for Bill Clinton and now a Kerry adviser, says, If you want the easiest way to define the Bush doctrine, it's what I call the testosterone presidency.
Good/bad, male/female, and because of the solicit is suggesting once again "testosterone", I'm thinking the obvious choice gender wise, is the complete opposite which is the "estrogen."
Interestingly, these higher levels of bioavailable (or bioactive) testosterone after menopause are not due to an increase in testosterone production but rather due to a decrease in sex-hormone binding-globulin (SHGB), possibly resulting from the menopausal decline in estrogen levels (a powerful stimulator of SHBG).
When people win -- in the office, in sports or, for example, at chess -- testosterone is released.
This male menopause - "manopause," if you will - is said to stem from an age-related decline in testosterone, the hormone that plays a key role in everything from puberty to maintaining muscle strength and bone mass to sex drive.
When pregnant rats, for example, were exposed to glyphosate, their male offspring suffered reduced sperm production, increased abnormal sperm, and decrease in testosterone, in puberty and/or adulthood.
Now, I don't I haven't looked into these studies deeply enough to know how legitimate they are, because there's but it does seem like at least culturally speaking, testosterone is the new estrogen.
Do you know how much testosterone is pumping through those young, toned veins?
Some men suffer depression after acute reductions in testosterone levels due to anti-androgen drugs or surgical castration.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.