[ meth-uh l-te-stos-tuh-rohn ]
/ ˌmɛθ əl tɛˈstɒs təˌroʊn /

noun Pharmacology.

a synthetic androgenic steroid drug, C20H30O2, 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 of methyltestosterone

First recorded in 1935–40; methyl + testosterone Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for methyltestosterone

[ mĕth′əl-tĕs-tŏstə-rōn′ ]


A synthetic methyl derivative of testosterone used in the treatment of male sex hormone deficiency.
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