ketosteroid

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

Definition of ketosteroid

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

Origin and Etymology of ketosteroid

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ketosteroid

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

medical Definition of ketosteroid

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

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