Definition of finasteride
: a nitrogenous steroid derivative C23H36N2O2 that is used especially to treat symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia and to increase hair growth in male-pattern baldness
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In an interview with The New York Times, the physician, Dr. Harold N. Bornstein, said that Mr. Trump takes finasteride, also marketed as Propecia.
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Origin and Etymology of finasteride
fina- (of unknown origin) + testosterone + amide
First Known Use: 1989See Words from the same year
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