dehydrocorticosterone

noun
de·​hy·​dro·​corticosterone | \ (ˌ)dēˌhīdrō+\

Definition of dehydrocorticosterone

: a crystalline triketone C21H28O4 extracted from the adrenal cortex and also made synthetically

called also 11-dehydrocorticosterone

— see cortisone

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History and Etymology for dehydrocorticosterone

International Scientific Vocabulary dehydr- + corticosterone

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