hypogonadism hypogonadism

Definition(s):

  • (n) incompetence of the gonads (especially in the male with low testosterone); results in deficient development of secondary sex characteristics and (in prepubertal males) a body with long legs and a short trunk

Usage(s):

  1. Vest Howard cautiously warned: "It is only a substitution therapy, and certainly in instances of marked hypogonadism under-functioning of the sex organs it must be given .
  2. About 800,000 American men take prescription testosterone, in some cases to treat hypogonadism (abnormally low testosterone levels), in others to boost normal testosterone .
  3. About 800,000 American men take prescription testosterone, in some cases to treat hypogonadism (abnormally low testosterone levels), in others to boost normal testosterone levels .

News

  • Testosterone Tx Up Threefold in 10 Years

    A release from the university reports that about 50 percent of the men in the study who had been diagnosed as having hypogonadism, a condition where a man is unable to produce the normal levels of testosterone.
    on August 1, 2013     Source: ThirdAge

Quotes

  • "As we have previously stated, we have been evaluating dosing regimens that we believe optimize the replacement of testosterone in men with hypogonadism. I am extremely pleased that the dosing regimen evaluated in this study accomplishes this...
    on Jan 22, 2008 By: Glenn Source: CNNMoney.com

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