AROMATASE

n. an enzyme that works to convert many of the male sex hormones (androgens) into female sex hormones (estrogens). See also aromatization hypothesis.

AROMATASE: "Aromatase is a specific enzyme that aids in the conversion of male hormones into female hormones."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AROMATASE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/aromatase/ (accessed November 28, 2020).
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