antiandrogen

Type: Term Pronunciation: an′tē-an′drō-jen Definitions: 1. Any substance capable of preventing full expression of the biologic effects of androgenic hormones on responsive tissues, either by producing antagonistic effects on the target tissue, as estrogens do, or by merely inhibiting androgenic effects, such as by competing fo...
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Antiandrogen

Antiandrogen: A drug that blocks the action of androgens (male sex hormones). Antiandrogens are sometimes used in the treatment of prostate cancer. The antiandrogens currently available include flutamide (Eulexin), bicalutamide (Casodex), and nilutamide (Nilandron).
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antiandrogen

A substance which interferes with the function of an androgen, or male sex hormone, by taking over the androgen's receptors. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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antiandrogen

(an″te-anĀ“drә-jәn) any substance capable of inhibiting the biological effects of androgens.
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antiandrogen

antiandrogen Any substance capable of preventing full expression of the biological effects of androgenic hormones on responsive tissues, either by producing antagonistic effects on the target tissue, as estrogens do, or by merely inhibiting androgenic effects, such as by competing for binding sites at the cell surface.
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Antiandrogen

An antiandrogen blocks the effects of androgens, normally by blocking the receptor sites.
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Antiandrogen

Any substance capable of inhibiting the biologic effects of androgen.
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Antiandrogen

A substance which interferes with the function of an androgen, or male sex hormone, by taking over the androgen's receptors preventing their attachment to receptor cells, interfering with their metabolism, or decreasing their production in the body.
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Antiandrogen

Any substance capable of inhibiting the biologic effects of androgen.
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antiandrogen

A substance that prevents cells from making or using androgens (hormones that play a role in the formation of male sex characteristics). Antiandrogens may stop some cancer cells from growing. Some antiandrogens are used to treat prostate cancer, and others are being studied for this use. An antiandrogen is a type of hormone antagonist.
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Antiandrogen

An agent that blocks the action of androgens by preventing their attachment to receptor cells, interfering with their metabolism, or decreasing their production in the body.
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Antiandrogen

Antiandrogens, or androgen antagonists, first discovered in the 1960s, prevent androgens from expressing their biological effects on responsive tissues. Antiandrogens alter the androgen pathway by blocking the appropriate receptors, competing for binding sites on the cell`s surface, or affecting androgen production. Antiandrogens can be prescribe....
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Antiandrogen

A drug used to block the effects of the male hormone (testosterone) often used in the treatment of prostate cancer
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Antiandrogen

An agent that blocks the action of androgens by preventing their attachment to receptor cells, interfering with their metabolism, or decreasing their production in the body.
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