Androgens refers to a group of naturally occurring steroid hormones produced by both men and women


Other definition:
Androgens refer to hormones that stimulate sebaceous glands in addition to other effects on the body.

Present in both males and females, androgens are responsible for physical maturation in males and therefore occur in much higher levels in males. It is the primary class of sex hormones in males, the most important of which is the testosterone.


Other /More definition:
Androgens refer to male sex hormones; the principal class of male sex hormones.. Synthesized in the testes and in limited amounts in the adrenal cortex. Steroids that have masculinizing effects.

 


Other /More definition:

Androgens refer to hormones that stimulate sebaceous glands in addition to other effects on the body. Present in both males and females, androgens are responsible for physical maturation in males and therefore occur in much higher levels in males. It is the primary class of sex hormones in males, the most important of which is the testosterone.

see also:
"Androgens" is in the UNSPSC Code "51182000"
  Androgens and androgen inhibitors


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