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pregnanetriol preg·nane·tri·ol (prěg'nān-trī'ôl)
A urinary metabolite of 17-alpha-hydroxyprogesterone and a precursor in the biosynthesis of cortisol; its excretion increases in certain diseases of the adrenal cortex and following administration of corticotropin.

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