Definition of Androgen

Androgen: A male sex hormone that promotes the development and maintenance of the male sex characteristics. The major androgen is testosterone.

Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2013

Low Testosterone Quiz: Test Your Low T IQ
Search MedTerms:

Back to MedTerms online medical dictionary A-Z List
Pill Identifier Tool

Need help identifying pills and medications?
Use the pill finder tool on RxList.