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methyltestosterone

[meth-uh l-te-stos-tuh-rohn] /ˌmɛθ əl tɛˈstɒs təˌroʊn/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a synthetic androgenic steroid drug, C 2 0 H 3 0 O 2 , used for its anabolic properties in males in the treatment of hypogonadism and other androgen-deficiency disease states, and in females in the treatment of breast cancer.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; methyl + testosterone
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methyltestosterone in Medicine

methyltestosterone meth·yl·tes·tos·ter·one (měth'əl-těs-tŏs'tə-rōn')
n.
A synthetic methyl derivative of testosterone used in the treatment of male sex hormone deficiency.

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