hydroxydeoxycorticosterone

noun hy·droxy·de·oxy·corticosterone \ˈhīˌdräksēˈdēˌäksē+\
variants: or

hydroxydesoxycorticosterone

\-ˈdeˌzäksē, -ˈdeˌsä-+\

Definition of hydroxydeoxycorticosterone

  1. :  a crystalline steroid hormone C21H30O4 occurring in the adrenal cortex

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Origin and Etymology of hydroxydeoxycorticosterone

hydroxy- + deoxy- or desoxy- + corticosterone


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