Definition of androstenedione in English:

androstenedione

Syllabification: an·dro·stene·di·one
Pronunciation: /ˌandrəˌstēnˈdīōn
 
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noun

  • A naturally occurring steroid hormone, also available as a dietary supplement, believed to increase levels of serum testosterone. Also called andro.
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    • Androgenic products, namely androstenedione, are testosterone precursors, and transform to this hormone in the body.
    • But all three substances - creatine, androstenedione, and anabolic steroids - increase a naturally occurring substance in the body to promote the building of muscle tissue.
    • Examples of ergogenic aids are creatine, androstenedione, anabolic steroids, major pain medication, barbiturates, and amphetamines.

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