androgen

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Synonyms for androgen

male sex hormone that is produced in the testes and responsible for typical male sexual characteristics

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Histology of biopsy shows a turn to the Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome (AIS).
Plasma SHBG concentrations are affected by a number of different diseases, high values being found in hyperthyroidism, hypogonadism, androgen insensitivity and hepatic cirrhosis in men.
Key pathological features of SBMA include progressive motor neuropathy and androgen insensitivity syndrome caused by a distinctive mutation within the androgen receptor (AR) gene.
Although there are many examples of how a variation in chromosome composition and concordant anatomy can occur, one example is called androgen insensitivity syndrome or AIS.
Thus, androgen insensitivity syndrome, for example, was understood more generally as a case of male pseudohermaphroditism.
In comparison, a separate recent study found that vaginal dilation improved scores for sexual satisfaction and decreased scores for "sexual depression" in 8 women with vaginal agenesis because of androgen insensitivity syndrome (AIS) but not in 18 women with vaginal agenesis because of Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome, Dr.
These include vaginal atresia, longitudinal septi, transverse septum, cervical agenesis, androgen insensitivity syndrome, and intersex conditions.
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