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What is the function of testosterone in men?

By Zaira Salvador.
Last Update: 09/03/2019

Testosterone has two distinct actions on a man's body:

  • Androgen effect: helps the formation and maintenance of male sexual characteristics such as the appearance of the beard, the change of voice, etc.
  • Anabolic effect: increases bone complexion and strength in men, as well as stimulates bone growth and maturation.

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 Zaira Salvador
Zaira Salvador
BSc, MSc
Embryologist
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Valencia (UPV). Biotechnology Degree from the National University of Ireland en Galway (NUIG) and embryologist specializing in Assisted Reproduction, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI)
License: 3185-CV
Embryologist. Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Valencia (UPV). Biotechnology Degree from the National University of Ireland en Galway (NUIG) and embryologist specializing in Assisted Reproduction, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI) License: 3185-CV.
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