Hypogonadism is a medical term for a defect of the reproductive system which results in lack of function of the gonads (ovaries or testes). The gonads have two functions: to produce hormones (testosterone, estradiol, antimullerian hormone, progesterone, inhibin B), activin and to produce gametes (eggs or sperm). Deficiency of sex hormones can result in defective primary or secondary sexual development, or withdrawal effects (e.g., premature menopause) in adults. ...
the state of being a eunuch (either because of lacking testicles or because they failed to develop)
Hypogonadism as related to Male hypogonadism
- Male hypogonadism Definition - Diseases and …
Male hypogonadism is a condition in which the body doesn't produce enough testosterone — the hormone that plays a key role in masculine growth and …
- Male hypogonadism: Symptoms and treatment
Hypogonadism can begin during fetal development, before puberty or during adulthood. Signs and symptoms depend on when the condition develops.
- What is Hypogonadism? | Causes of Hypogonadism in …
Hypogonadism is a medical condition in which the body does not produce enough testosterone. Learn More
- Hypogonadism - Diseases & Conditions - Medscape Reference
Hypogonadism. Morbidity for men and women with hypogonadism includes infertility and an increased risk of osteoporosis; there is no increase in mortality.
- Acquired Causes of Secondary Hypogonadism in the Adult Male
Hypogonadism in a male may be defined as a clinical syndrome that results from a decrease in either of the two major functions of the testes: sperm ...