From androgen + -ous.
androgenous (comparative more androgenous, superlative most androgenous)
- (biochemistry) Of, pertaining to, or producing androgens; androgenic
1983, B.J. Duchac et al., “Electron microscopical studies of gonads in primary and secondary males of protogynous hermaphroditic fish”, in Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, DOI:10.1007/BF01990112:
- The Leydig cells play a primary role in synthesis of androgenous hormones in gonochoristic fish.
- Misspelling of androgynous.