of or relating to a hormone or hormones: hormonal secretions from endocrine glands.
exhibiting any of the emotional and behavioral effects of one’s sex hormones: I was hormonal after giving birth, crying over nothing. They’re just hormonal boys looking at nude pictures.
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How to use hormonal in a sentence
The company ultimately hopes to bring its product to the US, as well as to expand its work to include using data to improve hormonal stimulation.How an Israeli Startup Is Using AI to Help People Make Babies | Vanessa Bates Ramirez | January 27, 2021 | Singularity Hub
“Kids need more sleep during these early stages when there are a lot of hormonal changes going on,” she explains.Strongest bones come from Goldilocks recipe of exercise and rest | Lindsey Konkel | December 18, 2020 | Science News For Students
Yes, there are early hormonal actions that make a male brain more prone to display male-typical behavior and a female more prone to display behavior that is female-typical.Catherine Dulac Finds Brain Circuitry Behind Sex-Specific Behaviors | Claudia Dreifus | December 14, 2020 | Quanta Magazine
For IUD users, you still experience natural hormonal fluctuations, even if you don’t get a period, and can track your cycle and find your monthly patterns.
Each of these systems is associated with its own brain patterns and hormonal activity, and each, Fisher argues, developed to ensure the survival of our species in a different way.Your Romantic Ideals Don’t Predict Who Your Future Partner Will Be - Issue 88: Love & Sex | Alice Fleerackers | August 5, 2020 | Nautilus
Vasalgel, a reversible, non-hormonal polymer that blocks the vas deferens, is about to enter human trials.Male Birth Control, Without Condoms, Will Be Here by 2017 | Samantha Allen | September 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Sex differences in brain cancer cannot be explained by age-related hormonal changes.Why Men May Be More Likely to Get Deadly Brain Cancer | Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Tej Azad | August 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The hormonal fuel for both impulses is the same: testosterone.Why These Marines Love ‘Frozen’—and Why It Matters | Aaron B. O’Connell | June 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
DDT, PCBs, and others have been shown to cause cancer, nervous system damage, and hormonal changes, according to Rochman.
This hormonal hurricane is not just restricted to the usual boyband demographic of teenagers and young girls.One Direction, Harry Styles and the Princess Diana Connection | Tom Sykes | September 22, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The work of Evans on T. carolina suggests that eye color in box turtles is under hormonal control.