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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“Dehydrocorticosterone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dehydrocorticosterone. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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