andropause

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an·dro·pause

 (ăn′drə-pôz′)
n.
The gradual decline in testosterone levels in middle-aged men, often accompanied by physiological changes such as fatigue, decreased energy, and decreased libido.

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andropause

(ˈændrəʊˌpɔːz)
n
(Medicine) the period, usually occurring between the ages of 45 and 55, during which a man's testosterone levels may fall, leading to a reduction in vigour and sexual drive. Also called: male menopause
[C20: from andro- + (meno)pause]
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Translations
andropaussi

andropause

n andropausia
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