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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