New Words : andropause

3. andropause : (also viropause & climacteric)

noun :

The term refers to the end of virility (created from a combination of androgen/virility and menopause). If women have menopause, obviously men had to have something other than menopause. The prefix andro refers to something male or masculine (from the Greek andr), hence andropause. Andropause or viropause is considered the end of virility.

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