ketosteroid

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noun ke·to·ste·roid \ˌkē-tō-ˈstir-ˌȯid also -ˈster-\

Definition of ketosteroid

  1. :  a steroid (such as cortisone or estrone) containing a ketone group

Origin and Etymology of ketosteroid

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1939


Medical Dictionary

ketosteroid

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noun ke·to·ste·roid \ˌkēt-ō-ˈsti(ə)r-ˌȯid also -ˈste(ə)r-\

Medical Definition of ketosteroid

  1. :  a steroid (as cortisone or estrone) containing a ketone group; especially :  17-ketosteroid


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