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Definition of "antiandrogen" [antiandrogen]

  • A substance that inhibits the biological effects of androgenic hormones. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "antiandrogen" in a sentence
  • "In the mid-1980s, he was given antiandrogen treatments that cut down his sex drive and curbed his fantasies of bondage and brutality, according to doctors' evaluations in court records."
  • "Although these findings suggest that DEHP may function as an antiandrogen, there is no evidence that DEHP or any of its metabolites binds with the androgen receptor."
  • "Their collaboration led to the discovery of a number of nonsteroidal, small molecule antiandrogen compounds, including MDV3100."
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