androgenous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From androgen +‎ -ous.

Adjective[edit]

androgenous ‎(comparative more androgenous, superlative most androgenous)

  1. (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.
  2. Misspelling of androgynous.