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View in Spanish: Inhibidor de la aromatasa no esteroideo

Nonsteroidal aromatase inhibitor (NON-steh-ROY-dul uh-ROH-muh-tayz in-HIH-bih-ter)
A drug that decreases the production of sex hormones (estrogen or testosterone) and slows the growth of tumors that need sex hormones to grow.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.