hypergonadism


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hypergonadism

 [hi″per-go´nad-izm]
abnormally increased functional activity of the gonads, with excessive growth and precocious sexual development.

hy·per·go·nad·ism

(hī'per-gō'nad-izm),
A clinical state resulting from enhanced secretion of gonadal hormones.

hypergonadism

/hy·per·go·nad·ism/ (-go´nad-izm) abnormally increased functional activity of the gonads, with accelerated growth and precocious sexual development.

hypergonadism

(hī′pər-gō′năd-ĭz′əm, -gŏn′ə-dĭz′əm)
n.
Excessive secretion of gonadal hormones.

hypergonadism

[-gō′nədiz′əm]
Etymology: Gk, hyper, gone, seed
excessive secretion of hormones from the ovaries or testes.

hypergonadism

Any condition characterized by an ↑ end-organ–testes, ovaries response, or ↑ sensitivity to sex hormones

hy·per·go·nad·ism

(hī'pĕr-gō'nad-izm)
A clinical state resulting from enhanced secretion of gonadal hormones.

hy·per·go·nad·ism

(hī'pĕr-gō'nad-izm)
A clinical state resulting from enhanced secretion of gonadal hormones.

hypergonadism (hī´pərgō´nad-izəm),

n an excessive secretion of hormonal agents by the testes or ovaries. Gingival changes induced by the administration of estrogens and androgens include an increase in keratinization and hyperplasia of epithelial and connective tissue. (not current)

hypergonadism

abnormally increased functional activity of the gonads, with excessive growth and precocious sexual development.