oxandrolone

noun

ox·​an·​dro·​lone äk-ˈsan-drə-ˌlōn How to pronounce oxandrolone (audio)
: an androgenic anabolic steroid C19H30O3 administered orally especially to promote weight gain (as after extensive surgery or a chronic infection) and to relieve bone pain in osteoporosis

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“Oxandrolone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/oxandrolone. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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