Definition of nandrolone in English:

nandrolone

Line breaks: nan|dro|lone
Pronunciation: /ˈnandrələʊn
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • An anabolic steroid with tissue-building properties, used unlawfully to enhance performance in sport.
    More example sentences
    • He was confirmed this week to have failed a drug test for the anabolic steroid, nandrolone, and must now serve out what remains of his two-year ban.
    • Last October the Olympic Committee said he had tested positive for norandrosterone, a byproduct of the anabolic steroid nandrolone, and banned him for four months.
    • Both the A-sample as well as the requested test of the B-sample confirmed the presence of the metabolite norandrosterone of the anabolic steroid nandrolone.

Origin

1950s: shortened form of its chemical name norandrostenolone.

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