danazol

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

Definition of danazol

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

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Origin and Etymology of danazol

dan- (perhaps anagram of androgenic) + isoxazole, the compound C3H3NO


Medical Dictionary

danazol

noun da·na·zol \ ˈdä-nə-ˌzōl , ˈdan-ə- , -ˌzȯl \

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

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