male climacteric


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male climacteric

[′māl klə′mak·tə·rik]
(physiology)
A condition presumably due to loss of testicular function, associated with an elevated urinary excretion of gonadotropins and symptoms of loss of sexual desire and potency, hot flashes, and vasomotor instability.
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The male climacteric, its symptomatology, diagnosis and treatment.
The questionable physiologic and epidemiologic basis for a male climacteric syndrome: Preliminary results from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study.