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Definition of "hyperandrogenism" []

  • An abnormally high production of androgens. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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  • "The IAAF became the first international sports federation on Tuesday to approve new rules on the eligibility of female athletes with "hyperandrogenism" - a condition involving overproduction of male sex hormones."
  • "The incident generated anger from the South African public and government, who rallied behind the athlete, and sparked a major gender review by the IAAF, which in April introduced new eligibility rules for women athletes with excessive male hormones, a medical condition known as hyperandrogenism."
  • "Several studies have reported the association of the SNP rs2414096 in the CYP19 gene with hyperandrogenism, which is one of the clinical manifestations of polycystic ovary syndrome"