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gonadostat theory

a mechanism, associated with the initiation of puberty, by which ovarian or testicular hormones regulate hypothalamic and pituitary secretions. [proposed in 1955 by neuroendocrinologist Geoffrey Wingfield Harris (1913–1971)]

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serial killer

an individual who repeatedly commits murder, typically with a distinct pattern in the selection of victims, location, and method.