testicular hormone


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testicular hormone

A hormone produced by the interstitial tissue of the testis (such as testosterone and inhibin).
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The processes underlying these functions are regulated by two endocrine feedback loops, each of which involves a pituitary gonadotropin and a testicular hormone (Figure 9-2).
Second, we analyzed the body and testes weights, testicular hormones, and histomorphological and immunohistochemical changes in the testis when rats matured into adulthood.
The constant stress of coping with the increasing problems can lead to hypothalamic dysfunction which in turn affects the adrenal, thyroid, ovarian, and/or testicular hormones. Unusual infections could also occur.
Plasma concentrations of pituitary and testicular hormones of fertile and infertile men.
These effects are mediated by two testicular hormones. Testosterone, a steroid, stimulates development of the Wolffian ducts leading to formation of the epididymis and ductus deferens, the duct system that drains the testes.

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