Sex-hormones Sentence Examples
These processes were thought to be controlled by the sex hormones - estrogen in women and testosterone in men.
This suggests that the female sex hormones alter the collagen proteins.
The sex hormones are chemicals, which bring about gradual changes in the body.
Postmenopausal women Due to lack of female sex hormones in postmenopausal women, a range of changes take place in the whole body.
Experts believe this can be attributed to differences in sex hormones and thyroid gland function.Advertisement
Blood tests can check the levels of sex hormones in the baby's blood, and chromosome analysis (called karyotyping) can determine sex.
Ovary-One of the two almond-shaped glands in the female reproductive system responsible for producing eggs and the sex hormones estrogen and progesterone.
Precocious Puberty Causes and Symptoms Puberty begins when the brain secretes a hormone that triggers the pituitary gland to release gonadotropins, which in turn stimulate the ovaries or testes to produce sex hormones.
These sex hormones (especially estrogen in girls and testosterone in boys) are what causes the onset of sexual maturity.
It is interesting to note that the gonadotrophins are the same for males and females, but the sex hormones they induce are different.Advertisement
Functioning tumors may cause overproduction of sex hormones.
Masturbation becomes almost universal at puberty in response to normal surges in sex hormones and sexual drive.
Certain types of oral contraceptives (for example, Ortho-Tri-Cyclen) and female sex hormones (estrogens) reduce hormone activity in the ovaries.
Hypogonadism is the condition in which the production of sex hormones and germ cells (sperm and eggs) is inadequate.
Along with producing eggs and sperm, they produce sex hormones that generate all the differences between men and women.Advertisement
The organs affected principally by sex hormones are the male and female genitals, both internal and external, and the female breasts.
It stimulates an increase in sex hormones.
Pre-pubescent youth do not see increases in testosterone following exercise because they have not yet reached puberty, when sex hormones begin pumping through their bodies.
These sex hormones are carried in the blood on a protein called sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG ).
Effects on sex hormones can cause hirsutism, loss of periods, acne, impotence and decreased libido.Advertisement
Prostate cancer growth is driven by male sex hormones known as androgens.