corticosterone

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noun cor·ti·co·ste·rone \ˌkȯr-tə-ˈkä-stə-ˌrōn, -ti-kō-stə-ˈrōn; ˌkȯr-ti-kō-ˈstir-ˌōn, -ˈster-\

Definition of corticosterone

  1. :  a colorless crystalline corticosteroid C21H30O4 that is important in protein and carbohydrate metabolism

First Known Use of corticosterone

1937


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corticosterone

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noun cor·ti·co·ste·rone \ˌkȯrt-ə-ˈkäs-tə-ˌrōn, -i-kō-stə-ˈ; ˌkȯrt-i-kō-ˈsti(ə)r-ˌōn, -ˈste(ə)r-\

Medical Definition of corticosterone

  1. :  a colorless crystalline corticosteroid C21H30O4 of the adrenal cortex that is important in protein and carbohydrate metabolism


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