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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

hy·per·go·nad·ism

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

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

Any condition characterized by an ↑ end-organ–testes, ovaries response, or ↑ sensitivity to sex hormones
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

hy·per·go·nad·ism

(hī'pĕr-gō'nad-izm)
A clinical state resulting from enhanced secretion of gonadal hormones.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

hy·per·go·nad·ism

(hī'pĕr-gō'nad-izm)
A clinical state resulting from enhanced secretion of gonadal hormones.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Characterization of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis in estrogen receptor iER) null mice reveals hypergonadism and endocrine sex reversal in females lacking ERa but not ER(3.