Synonyms

1. hormone-replacement_therapy

noun. hormones (estrogen and progestin) are given to postmenopausal women; believed to protect them from heart disease and osteoporosis.

Synonyms

  • therapy
  • hormone replacement therapy

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Words that Rhyme with Sex Hormone

Example sentences of the word sex-hormone


1. Noun Phrase
Progesterone is one of several sex hormone compounds called progestins.

2. Noun Phrase
Levels tend to decrease during puberty as sex hormone levels rise and then increase again.

3. Noun Phrase
Dihydrotestosterone, or DHT, is an especially potent hormone derived from the male sex hormone, testosterone.

2. sex-change_operation

noun. surgical procedures and hormonal treatments designed to alter a person's sexual characteristics so that the resemble those of the opposite sex.

Synonyms

  • surgical process
  • operation
  • transsexual surgery
  • surgical procedure
  • surgery

Antonyms

  • major surgery
  • serial operation
  • asynchronous operation
  • synchronous operation

3. sex-linked_disorder

noun. any disease or abnormality that is determined by the sex hormones.

Synonyms

  • chrosomal abnormality
  • haemophilia
  • Turner's syndrome
  • hemophilia
  • chromosomal aberration
  • chromosonal disorder
  • bleeder's disease

4. hormone

noun. ['ˈhɔrˌmoʊn'] the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect.

Synonyms

  • parathormone
  • Pitressin
  • glucocorticoid
  • TRF
  • thyrotropin-releasing hormone
  • thyroid hormone
  • TRH
  • somatotropic hormone
  • epinephrine
  • releasing hormone
  • MSH
  • somatotrophin
  • glucagon
  • adrenosterone
  • thyrotropin-releasing factor
  • corticotropin
  • thyrotropic hormone
  • Pitocin
  • thyrotrophic hormone
  • secretion
  • catecholamine
  • steroid
  • STH
  • somatotropin
  • releasing factor
  • TSH
  • gonadotrophin
  • parathyroid hormone
  • adrenocorticotropin
  • gonadotropic hormone
  • epinephrin
  • gonadotropin
  • ADH
  • hypothalamic releasing hormone
  • sex hormone
  • protirelin
  • relaxin
  • human growth hormone
  • neurohormone
  • adrenocorticotrophin
  • endocrine
  • RH
  • gonadotrophic hormone
  • vasopressin
  • oxytocin
  • antidiuretic hormone
  • melanocyte-stimulating hormone
  • internal secretion
  • melatonin
  • thyroid-stimulating hormone
  • adrenocorticotropic hormone
  • hypothalamic releasing factor
  • corticotrophin
  • adrenaline
  • thyrotrophin
  • Adrenalin
  • somatotrophic hormone
  • thymosin
  • growth hormone
  • ACTH
  • insulin
  • GI hormones
  • steroid hormone
  • thyrotropin
  • adrenocorticotrophic hormone

Etymology

  • ὁρμή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • ὁρμάω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • ὁρμῶν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

5. sex

noun. ['ˈsɛks'] activities associated with sexual intercourse.

Synonyms

  • stimulation
  • facts of life
  • sexual perversion
  • sex activity
  • sexual love
  • arousal
  • zooerastia
  • homosexualism
  • carnal abuse
  • intercourse
  • activity
  • coitus
  • pairing
  • sexual practice
  • sex act
  • bodily function
  • foreplay
  • coition
  • breeding
  • bisexuality
  • sleeping around
  • outercourse
  • relation
  • sexual activity
  • bodily process
  • autoeroticism
  • sexual intercourse
  • congress
  • copulation
  • heterosexuality
  • lovemaking
  • coupling
  • body process
  • bestiality
  • carnal knowledge
  • perversion
  • lechery
  • pleasure
  • reproduction
  • homosexual
  • autoerotism
  • queerness
  • union
  • gayness
  • straightness
  • promiscuousness
  • sexual congress
  • conjugation
  • making love
  • zooerasty
  • homoeroticism
  • procreation
  • sexual union
  • conception
  • heterosexualism
  • sexual relation
  • love life
  • love
  • homosexuality
  • heterosexual
  • promiscuity
  • mating
  • safe sex

Antonyms

  • bisexual
  • homosexual
  • inactivation
  • inactivity

6. sex

noun. ['ˈsɛks'] either of the two categories (male or female) into which most organisms are divided.

Synonyms

  • class
  • category

Antonyms

  • sink
  • source
  • peristalsis

7. sex

noun. ['ˈsɛks'] the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles.

Synonyms

  • physiological property
  • asexual
  • masculinity
  • female
  • male
  • maleness
  • femaleness
  • androgyny
  • sexuality
  • nonsexual
  • gender
  • hermaphroditism
  • feminineness
  • bisexuality
  • androgynous

Antonyms

  • asexual
  • male
  • maleness
  • femaleness
  • female
  • androgynous

8. sex

noun. ['ˈsɛks'] all of the feelings resulting from the urge to gratify sexual impulses.

Synonyms

  • sexual urge

Antonyms

  • assembly
  • discontinuation

9. sex

verb. ['ˈsɛks'] tell the sex (of young chickens).

Synonyms

  • secernate
  • secern
  • severalize
  • severalise
  • differentiate
  • tell
  • separate
  • tell apart

Antonyms

  • dormant
  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • passive

10. sex

verb. ['ˈsɛks'] stimulate sexually.

Synonyms

  • wind up
  • stimulate
  • stir
  • shake
  • shake up
  • tempt
  • turn on
  • arouse

Antonyms

  • disassortative mating
  • assortative mating
  • inelegance
  • unfruitful
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