Definition of mesterolone in US English:

mesterolone

noun

Pharmacology
  • A synthetic androgen that is given orally in the treatment of male hypogonadism; 17β-hydroxy-1α-methyl-5α-androstan-3-one, C₂₀H₃₂O₂.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in WHO Chronicle. Probably from me- + sterol + -one.

Pronunciation

mesterolone

/mɛˈstɛrələʊn/