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tetrahydrogestrinone

Definitions

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  • n. A banned anabolic steroid, C21H28O2. Abbreviated to THG.

Etymologies

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From tetra- + hydro- + gestrinone.

Examples

  • This is actually called tetrahydrogestrinone, but what is it?

    CNN Transcript Oct 5, 2007

  • A flurry of tests followed, revealing that the syringe contained a previously unknown steroid called tetrahydrogestrinone (THG), eventually linked to Balco.

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact

  • Technically, the drug is called tetrahydrogestrinone, otherwise known as THG, but The Clear is clean name for it when used by dirty players.

    SPORTSbyBROOKS

  • Although many athletes were thrown out for using anabolic steroids like tetrahydrogestrinone THG—now a household name in the United States thanks to the baseball doping scandals of the last few years—not all the doping cases involved steroids.

    Choke

  • If doping may play a lesser role than it might have done this month in Athens, it is only because allegations about the use of the steroid tetrahydrogestrinone by clients of BALCO, a dietary supplements firm in California, have deprived the Olympics of some of its likeliest medalists -- as well as highlighting the pervasive use of steroids in some non-Olympic sports such as America's Major League Baseball, now dubbed the "new East Germany."

    Beyond Baseball: Steroids - here, there, and everywhere

  • The anonymous whistle-blower indicated that the compound -- tetrahydrogestrinone (THG) -- was similar to other banned steroids, but altered to make it undetectable with existing tests.

    Blowing The Whistle On Drugs

  • According to the indictment, the men allegedly supplied athletes with banned supplements, such as human-growth hormone and synthetic steroids, including a potent new strength enhancer, tetrahydrogestrinone.

    THE DOPE ON DOPING

  • The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, in an Oct. 16, 2003, statement, describes THG (tetrahydrogestrinone) as a "designer steroid, which would not have been detectable in normal laboratory testing."

    USATODAY.com - Questions and answers on THG and doping issues

  • She's had a hand in unveiling some of the designer cheat drugs such as THG tetrahydrogestrinone, also known as the Clear.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • According to grand jury testimony given by a drug-testing expert in 2003 and a lead BALCO investigator in 2004, the performance-enhancing substance tetrahydrogestrinone (THG) �or the Clear, as it has come to be known�was not categorized as a steroid in the federal criminal code, nor was it ever proven to have improved muscle growth,

    Fanball Fantasy Football News - Newsbreakers

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