noun. ['ˌtɛˈstɑːstɝˌoʊn'] a potent androgenic hormone produced chiefly by the testes; responsible for the development of male secondary sex characteristics.
- androgenic hormone
Words that Rhyme with Testosterone
Example sentences of the word testosterone
1. Noun, singular or mass
Women have less testosterone which generally means they do not develop as much muscle mass.
The brain releases luteinizing hormone, which is then sent to the testes where it stimulates testosterone production.
Relative to placebo, leucine enhanced testosterone 20 percent within five weeks.
4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
This is because their hormones — specifically testosterone — have kicked in to support larger muscle size.
Quotes containing the word testosterone
1. If you're ever feeling a lack of middle-aged white men, just pop into the Capitol. Not so much the House of Representatives, which has a bit more color and texture, but the Senate -- jeez. Yes, let's have more testosterone running the country.Maximum Ride, School's Out--Forever
- James Patterson