Decrease in function of the androgen-secreting zone of the adrenal glands with increasing age, analogous to menopause.
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adrenopause(1) Cessation of adrenal gland activity.
(2) More specifically, an age-related, partial insufficiency of the adrenal cortex characterised by its low blood levels of dehydro-epiandrosterone (DHEA) and DHEA sulfate in the presence of undiminished cortisol levels.
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Decrease in function of the suprarenal glands with increasing age, analogous to menopause.
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