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  • adjective Of or pertaining to the gonads

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  • adjective of or relating to the gonads


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  • When a subset of gonadal cells (egg or sperm cells) contains the same gene mutation, but the mutation is not found in any other cells of the body.

    Alagille Syndrome Glossary

  • Certain benign and malignant gynecologic and gonadal tumors.

    Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome (PJS)

  • The goal of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Andrology Program is to achieve a full understanding of pediatric andrology in relation to the anatomy and physiology of gonadal formation, maturation, and future fertility and carcinoma formation.

    Pediatric Andrology Program and Research

  • Japanese hotel rooms often reek of cigarettes; Indian ones, of incense; and in Vegas, there is an unmistakable gonadal waft in some rooms.

    The Great Escapist

  • When a subset of cells contains the same gene mutation or deletion like this, it's called to as gonadal mosaicism.

    Frequently Asked Questions About Alagille Syndrome

  • Fernandez-Galaz, MC, et al. Role of astroglia and insulin like growth factor-I in gonadal hormone dependent synaptic plasticity.

    T.S. Wiley: Estrogen Dilemma: There Is No Dilemma When You Know the Details

  • Because of its effects on the sex hormones, DHEA is not recommended for anyone with a gonadal tumor (prostate, ovarian, endometrial, breast, testicular) or at high risk for one (for example, with a family history of such tumors).

    The Chemistry of Calm

  • Dr. Leo Wollman, Richards 'doctor and co-author of the Standards of Care, which remains the definitive guide for doctors treating transsexual patients, had testified that he considered his patient a female based on her external genital appearance, internal organ appearance, gonadal identity, endocrinological makeup and psychological and social development.

    Roger I. Abrams: Girl Interrupted on the Track

  • The major categories of gonadal steroids are androgens, estrogens, and progestins, all of which are found in both males and females but at different levels [1].

    Endocrine system

  • His findings are clear: frogs, who exhibit the same reproductive hormone vulnerability as humans, experience retarded gonadal development and hermaphroditism when exposed to low levels of atrazine.

    Timothy LaSalle: Thirsting for Truth: No "Safe" Level of Atrazine


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