cyproterone

noun cy·prot·er·one \ 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 and Etymology of cyproterone

probably from cycl- + progesterone


Medical Dictionary

cyproterone

noun cy·prot·er·one \ sī-ˈprät-ə-ˌrōn \

medical Definition of cyproterone

: a synthetic steroid used in the form of its acetate C24H29ClO4 to inhibit the action and secretion of testosterone by blocking the activity of androgen receptors

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