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Pronunciation: meth'il-tes-tos'ter-on

Definition: A methyl derivative of testosterone, with the same actions and uses, except that it is active when given orally or sublingually. Used in the treatment of hypogenitalism.

Synonym(s): 17a-methyltestosterone

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