Definition of nandrolone
: a semisynthetic anabolic steroid C18H26O2 derived from testosterone and used chiefly in the form of various ester derivatives
Origin of nandrolone
perhaps from nor- + andr- + 1-ol + testosterone
First Known Use: 1963
Medical Definition of nandrolone
: a semisynthetic anabolic steroid C18H26O2 derived from testosterone and used in the form of its esters to control metastatic breast cancer and to treat certain anemias and postmenopausal osteoporosis—called also 19-nortestosterone
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