[ fi-nas-tuh-rahyd ]
/ fɪˈnæs təˌraɪd /
a drug, C23H36N2O2, that inhibits testosterone metabolism, used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia and male pattern baldness.
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Medical definitions for finasteride
[ fə-năs′tə-rīd′ ]
A synthetic androgen inhibitor used primarily in men for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia and androgenic alopecia.
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