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the general region between the anus and the genital organs

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Prenatal exposure to DiNP has been found to reduce anogenital distance in male offspring rats in three studies; in Wistar rats (Boberg et al.
Eisenberg and his research team measured the anogenital distance and penile length of 117 infertile men and 56 fertile men from an andrology clinic.
Anogenital distance, while rarely studied in humans, is believed to be a marker of antiandrogenic action, with possible implications for fertility later in life.
Anogenital distance is typically longer in males than in females.
Epidemiological studies in humans have reported that phthalate exposure prenatally and in early life is associated with changes in infant sex hormones and decreased anogenital distance (AGD) (Main et al.
The researchers then measured genital features in the infants, including anogenital distance, and correlated them with their moms' prenatal phthalate values.
We've never seen anything in our rats that increases anogenital distance in both sexes," he notes.
Measurement of anogenital distance (AGD) has been proposed as a quantitative biomarker of fetal endocrine disruptor exposure in humans (Arbuckle et al.
BACKGROUND: Anogenital distance in animals is used as a measure of fetal androgen action.
The same substances were also linked with about a 1 20% increase in the anogenital distance index in females.
A number of endocrine-mediated end points are assessed in the two-generation reproduction study: age of sexual maturation, anogenital distance measurements (when triggered by other adverse findings), and estrous cyclicit)'.
In male rodents, anogenital distance (AGD) provides a sensitive and continuous correlate of androgen exposure in the intrauterine environment and predicts later reproductive success.
BACKGROUND: In male rodents, anogenital distance (AGD) provides a sensitive and continuous correlate of androgen exposure in the intrauterine environment and predicts later reproductive success.
A growing literature links many of the phthalates with a variety of adverse outcomes, including increased adiposity and insulin resistance (Grun and Blumberg 2009), decreased anogenital distance in male infants (Swan et al.
In boys, prenatal exposure to some phthalates has been associated with a reduced anogenital distance (Swan et al.