Definition of androgen noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

androgen

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈændrədʒən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈændrədʒən//
 
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a male sex hormone, for example testosterone Word Origin 1930s: from andro- (from Greek anēr, andr- ‘man’) + -gen.
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