hydroxydeoxycorticosterone

noun
hy·​droxy·​de·​oxy·​corticosterone | \ ˈhīˌdräksēˈdēˌäksē+ \
variants: or hydroxydesoxycorticosterone \ -​ˈdeˌzäksē , -​ˈdeˌsä-​+ \

Definition of hydroxydeoxycorticosterone

: a crystalline steroid hormone C21H30O4 occurring in the adrenal cortex

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History and Etymology for hydroxydeoxycorticosterone

hydroxy- + deoxy- or desoxy- + corticosterone

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“Hydroxydeoxycorticosterone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydroxydeoxycorticosterone. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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