androsterone

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an·​dros·​ter·​one | \ an-ˈdrä-stə-ˌrōn How to pronounce androsterone (audio) \

Definition of androsterone

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

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1934, in the meaning defined above

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androsterone

noun
an·​dros·​ter·​one | \ an-ˈdräs-tə-ˌrōn How to pronounce androsterone (audio) \

Medical Definition of androsterone

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

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