cyproterone


cy·prot·er·one

noun \sī-ˈprä-tə-ˌrōn\

Definition of CYPROTERONE

:  a synthetic steroid C22H27ClO3 that inhibits the action and secretion of testosterone by blocking the activity of androgen receptors

Origin of CYPROTERONE

probably from cycl- + progesterone
First Known Use: 1966

cy·prot·er·one

noun \sī-ˈprät-ə-ˌrōn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CYPROTERONE

: a synthetic steroid used in the form of its acetate C24H29ClO4 to inhibit androgenic secretions (as testosterone)

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