A steroid hormone that promotes the development of male secondary sexual characteristics.
From greek andr- "man" + -gen "producing".
- Testosterone is the primary androgen in males.
- Androgens are responsible for the development of male secondary sexual characteristics.
- Androgen therapy is used to treat certain medical conditions in men.
- Androgen levels can affect a person's physical and mental health.
- Androgen deficiency can cause a number of health problems.