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- n. An anabolic steroid.
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- n. a progestin compound used in oral contraceptives and to treat endometriosis.
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- n. a synthetic progestational hormone (trade name Norlutin) used in oral contraceptives and to treat endometriosis
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Another can be found in the roster of “wonder drugs” hauled before Kefauver’s committee in 1960: iproniazid, chlorpromazine (Thorazine), norethandrolone (Nilevar, an early anabolic steroid), and Diabenes, an anti-diabetes compound.