Definition of ethisterone in English:

ethisterone

noun

Pharmacology
  • A synthetic steroid hormone, C ₂₁ H ₂₈ O ₂, which has both androgenic and progestational activity.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in The Lancet. From ethi- + -sterone.

Pronunciation

ethisterone

/ɪˈθɪstərəʊn/