In the fetal and embryonic stages of development, testosterone promotes the development of the
In the pubescent years (age 9 to 14), testosterone helps in the growth of the testes, body hair, muscles and bones as well as sexual maturation and deepening of the voice.
In adulthood, testosterone may...
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