andropathy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From andro- +‎ -pathy.

Noun[edit]

andropathy (plural andropathies)

  1. (very rare) Any disease that only affects men.
    • 2012, M. Briggs, Progress in Hormone Biochemistry and Pharmacology, page 262:
      Effects on male reproductive function Examination of potential LHRH- and agonist-induced antifertility effects in the male became the subject of intense interest, particularly on the basis of their anti-reproductive properties in the female and the general inability of these compounds to significantly ameliorate various types of clinical andropathy (hypospermia, hypogonadotropic hypogonadism, etc.)

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