androsterone

play
noun an·dros·ter·one \an-ˈdräs-tə-ˌrōn\

Definition of androsterone

  1. :  an androgenic hormone that is a hydroxy ketone C19H30O2 found especially in male urine

Origin and Etymology of androsterone

International Scientific Vocabulary


Medical Dictionary

androsterone

play
noun an·dros·ter·one \an-ˈdräs-tə-ˌrōn\

Medical Definition of androsterone

  1. :  an androgenic hormone that is a hydroxy ketone C19H30O2 found in human urine


Learn More about androsterone


Seen and Heard

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

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

an extremely thin woman

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Time Traveler Quiz: Which Word Came First?

  • time-traveler-quiz-which-word-came-first
  • Which came first?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!