methyltestosterone(redirected from 17alpha-methyltestosterone)
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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.
A synthetic methylated derivative of testosterone, C20H30O2, used to treat deficiency of natural testosterone in men and metastatic breast cancer in menopausal women, and also used in combination with esterified estrogens in hormone replacement therapy.