dihydrotestosterone


di·hy·dro·tes·tos·ter·one

noun \(ˌ)dī-ˌhī-drō-te-ˈstäs-tə-ˌrōn\

Definition of DIHYDROTESTOSTERONE

:  a biologically active metabolite C19H30O2 of testosterone having similar androgenic activity

First Known Use of DIHYDROTESTOSTERONE

1965

di·hy·dro·tes·tos·ter·one

noun \-te-ˈstäs-tə-ˌrōn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DIHYDROTESTOSTERONE

: a biologically active metabolite C19H30O2 of testosterone having similar androgenic activity and produced in various tissues (as of the skin and prostate)—abbreviation DHT

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: dihydroxy-
Previous Word in the Dictionary: dihydroergotamine
All Words Near: dihydrotestosterone

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up dihydrotestosterone? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More