tetrahydrogestrinone


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tetrahydrogestrinone

(ˈtɛtrəˈhaɪdrəʊˈdʒɛstrɪˌnəʊn)
n
1. (Chemistry) a synthetic anabolic steroid. Formula: C21H28O2. Abbreviation: THG
2. (Pharmacology) a synthetic anabolic steroid. Formula: C21H28O2. Abbreviation: THG
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BALCO threw the testing labs a curve ball by developing a new anabolic steroid called tetrahydrogestrinone (teh-truh-high-dro-jes-trih-nohn).
Designer" steroids such as androstenedione, tetrahydrogestrinone, and 16 other substances have been added to the list of banned anabolic steroids under a new law signed by President Bush.
To recap, the bill gives the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) the authority to add androstenedione ("andro"), tetrahydrogestrinone (THG) and other steroid precursors to the list of anabolic steroids that are classified as Schedule III controlled substances.
Several track and field performers have tested positive for Tetrahydrogestrinone, or THG, which is the most talked about designer steroid.
The news comes after Britain's leading sprinter Dwain Chambers tested positive for the newly discovered steroid tetrahydrogestrinone (THG) last week.
Chambers is the only British athlete so far named as having failed an initial drugs test for the 'designer' steroid tetrahydrogestrinone (THG) which was until recently undetectable but appears to have been ingested by a clutch of Americans.
He was banned for two years for taking tetrahydrogestrinone (THG).
MARION JONES THE American athlete was stripped of the five medals she won at Sydney in 2000 after testing positive for tetrahydrogestrinone (THG).
Under British Olympic Association (BOA) rules, Chambers was banned from future Games after serving a two-year suspension testing positive for the designer steroid tetrahydrogestrinone (THG) in 2003.
He was discovered using "designer steroid" tetrahydrogestrinone (THG) in 2003, and in February 2004 was given a two-year, worldwide ban.
Chambers, pictured outside the High Court earlier this week before the ruling, had served a two-year suspension after admitting using the steroid tetrahydrogestrinone (THG).