Definition of androstenedione
: a steroid sex hormone C19H26O2 that is secreted by the testes, ovaries, and adrenal cortex and is an intermediate in the biosynthesis of testosterone and estrogen
Origin of androstenedione
International Scientific Vocabulary androsterone + -ene + di- + -one
First Known Use: 1935
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