nandrolone

noun
nan·​dro·​lone | \ ˈnan-drə-ˌlōn How to pronounce nandrolone (audio) \

Definition of nandrolone

: a semisynthetic anabolic steroid C18H26O2 derived from testosterone that is used in the form of its ester derivatives medically especially to treat anemia associated with kidney disease and illicitly (as by athletes and bodybuilders) to increase muscle mass

Examples of nandrolone in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Laureano was handed an 80-game suspension on Aug. 6 for testing positive for nandrolone, MLB said. Matt Kawahara, San Francisco Chronicle, 1 Oct. 2021 Which other athletes have tested positive for nandrolone? Tom Schad, USA TODAY, 15 June 2021 Shelby Houlihan, the American record-holder in the 1,500, was suspended for four years last month after testing positive for nandrolone, an anabolic steroid. Matthew Futterman, New York Times, 6 July 2021 In February, Kenyan long distance runner James Kibet was also banned by the Athletics Integrity Unit for four years after testing positive for nandrolone and anabolic steroids. Michele Verroken, Quartz, 4 Aug. 2021 Earlier this week, the Court of Arbitration for Sport upheld Houlihan’s four-year ban for testing positive for trace amounts of the performance enhancer nandrolone. BostonGlobe.com, 17 June 2021 Created in the 1950s, nandrolone has been banned by the International Olympic Committee since 1974. Tom Schad, USA TODAY, 15 June 2021 Some research has found trace amounts of nandrolone in those who have consumed boar meat or pork. Rick Rouan, USA TODAY, 8 July 2021 News broke this week that Shelby Houlihan, U.S. record-holder in the women’s 1,500 and 5,000, had been hit with a four-year ban after testing positive for the prohibited anabolic steroid nandrolone. Ken Goe For The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, 18 June 2021

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First Known Use of nandrolone

1958, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for nandrolone

perhaps from nor- + andr- + -ol entry 1 + testosterone

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“Nandrolone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nandrolone. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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nandrolone

noun
nan·​dro·​lone | \ ˈnan-drə-ˌlōn How to pronounce nandrolone (audio) \

Medical Definition of nandrolone

: a semisynthetic anabolic steroid C18H26O2 derived from testosterone that is used in the form of its ester derivatives medically especially to treat anemia associated with kidney disease and illicitly (as by athletes and bodybuilders) to build muscle mass

called also 19-nortestosterone

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