meaning of Androstenedione

Androstenedione meaning in Medical Dictionary

A steroid stated in the adrenal gland that's a precursor to testosterone also male bodily hormones (androgens). Known popularly as andro, it is often made use of as a supplement to boost muscle tissue energy. Using andro raises testosterone levels above normal. Side effects include zits, male hair loss, and a decrease in 'good' cholesterol levels (which may predispose to cardiovascular illnesses and stroke).