methyltestosterone

methyltestosterone
A methyl derivative of testosterone, with the same actions and uses, except that it is active when given orally or sublingually. Used in the treatment of hypogenitalism. SYN: 17α-m..

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meth·yl·tes·tos·ter·one -te-'stäs-tə-.rōn n a synthetic androgen C20H30O2 administered orally esp. in the treatment of male testosterone deficiency

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meth·yl·tes·tos·te·rone (meth″əl-tes-tosґtə-rōn) [USP] a synthetic anabolic-androgenic steroid derived from cholesterol, having actions similar to those of testosterone (q.v.); used in males in the treatment of primary and secondary hypogonadism and delayed puberty, and in postmenopausal females in the palliation of metastatic breast carcinoma; administered orally.

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