noun da·na·zol \ˈdä-nə-ˌzōl, ˈda-, -ˌzl\

Definition of DANAZOL

:  a synthetic androgen C22H27NO2 that inhibits the release of gonadotropins by the pituitary gland and is used especially to treat endometriosis

Origin of DANAZOL

dan- (perhaps anagram of androgenic) + isoxazole, the compound C3H3NO
First Known Use: 1974


noun da·na·zol \ˈdä-nə-ˌzōl, ˈdan-ə-, -ˌzl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DANAZOL

:  a synthetic androgenic derivative C22H27NO2 of ethisterone that suppresses gonadotropin secretion by the adenohypophysis and is used especially in the treatment of endometriosis


Next Word in the Dictionary: dan buoyPrevious Word in the Dictionary: DanausAll Words Near: danazol
May 23, 2015
debouch Hear it
to emerge or cause to emerge
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears