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

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