androstenedione

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androstenedione an·dro·stene·di·one (ān'drə-stēn'dī-ōn', -dē-ōn')
n.
An unsaturated androgenic steroid existing in three isomeric forms that is secreted by the testis, ovary, and adrenal cortex and has a weaker biological potency than testosterone.

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