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Unformatted text preview: act together to stimulate sustentacular cells to release androgen-binding protein (ABP). ABP holds testosterone in these cells. Testosterone entering the blood circulates throughout the body, where it stimulates activity in the prostate gland, seminal vesicles, and various other target tissues. Testosterone and other androgens stimulate the development of secondary sex characteristics, those characteristics not directly involved in reproduction. These include the distribution of muscle and fat typical in adult males, various body hair (facial and pubic hair, for example), and deepening of the voice....
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