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[hahy-puh-goh-na-diz-uh m, -gon-a-] /ˌhaɪ pəˈgoʊ næˌdɪz əm, -ˈgɒn æ-/

noun, Pathology.
diminished hormonal or reproductive functioning in the testes or the ovaries.
a manifestation of this, as delayed pubescence or Klinefelter’s syndrome.

hypogonadism hy·po·go·nad·ism (hī’pō-gō’nād-ĭz’əm, -gŏn’ə-dĭz’əm)
Inadequate functioning of the testes or ovaries as manifested by deficiencies in gametogenesis or the secretion of gonadal hormones.


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