androsterone

androsterone

[an-dros-tuh-rohn]
noun Biochemistry.
a sex hormone, C 19 H 30 O 2 , usually present in male urine.

Origin:
1930–35; andro- + ster(ol) + -one

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androsterone (ænˈdrɒstəˌrəʊn)
 
n
an androgenic steroid hormone produced in the testes. Formula: C19H30O2

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androsterone an·dros·ter·one (ān-drŏs'tə-rōn')
n.
A steroid hormone excreted in urine that reinforces masculine characteristics.

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