steroidogenesis


ste·roido·gen·e·sis

noun \stə-ˌri-də-ˈje-nə-səs; ˌstir-ˌid- also ˌster-\

Definition of STEROIDOGENESIS

:  synthesis of steroids
ste·roido·gen·ic \-ˈje-nik\ adjective

Origin of STEROIDOGENESIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1951

ste·roido·gen·e·sis

noun \stə-ˌrid-ə-ˈjen-ə-səs; ˌstir-ˌid- also ˌster-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural ste·roido·gen·e·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of STEROIDOGENESIS

: synthesis of steroids <adrenal steroidogenesis>

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