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ketosteroid

noun ke·to·ste·roid \ˌkē-tō-ˈstir-ˌid also -ˈster-\

Definition of KETOSTEROID

:  a steroid (as cortisone or estrone) containing a ketone group

Origin of KETOSTEROID

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1939

ketosteroid

noun ke·to·ste·roid \ˌkēt-ō-ˈsti(ə)r-ˌid also -ˈste(ə)r-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of KETOSTEROID

:  a steroid (as cortisone or estrone) containing a ketone group; especially :  17-ketosteroid

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