nandrolone

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nandrolone

 [nan´dro-lōn]
an anabolic steroid with lesser androgenic effects; used as n. decanoate and n. phenpropionate in the treatment of severe growth retardation in children and of metastatic breast cancer and as an aid in the treatment of chronic wasting diseases and anemia associated with renal insufficiency.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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In the qualitative interviews, several participants clearly discussed the steps they take to ensure the manifestation of their physical masculinity, including a regimented exercise schedule, the use of nutritional supplements, and/or the utilization of anabolic and androgenic steroids, such as testosterone and deca durabolin, to enhance muscularity and growth.
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