Definition of nandrolone in English:

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nandrolone

Pronunciation: /ˈnandrələʊn/

noun

[mass noun]
An anabolic steroid with tissue-building properties, used unlawfully to enhance performance in sport.
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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