Sex-hormone



noun, Biochemistry.
1.
any of a class of steroid hormones that regulate the growth and function of the reproductive organs or stimulate the development of the secondary sexual characteristics.
noun
1.
an animal hormone affecting development and growth of reproductive organs and related parts

sex hormone n.
Any of various steroid hormones, such as estrogen and androgen, affecting the growth or function of the reproductive organs and the development of secondary sex characteristics.
sex hormone
Any of various steroid hormones that regulate the sexual development of an organism and are needed for reproduction. Testosterone and estrogen are sex hormones.

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