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

called also 11-dehydrocorticosterone

see cortisone

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary dehydr- + corticosterone

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“Dehydrocorticosterone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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