steroidogenesis

noun
ste·​roido·​gen·​e·​sis | \ stə-ˌrȯi-də-ˈje-nə-səs How to pronounce steroidogenesis (audio) ; ˌstir-ˌȯi-də- also ˌster-\

Definition of steroidogenesis

: synthesis of steroids

Other Words from steroidogenesis

steroidogenic \ stə-​ˌrȯi-​də-​ˈje-​nik How to pronounce steroidogenic (audio) , ˌstir-​ˌȯi-​də-​ also  ˌster-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of steroidogenesis

1951, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for steroidogenesis

New Latin

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steroidogenesis

noun
ste·​roido·​gen·​e·​sis | \ stə-ˌrȯid-ə-ˈjen-ə-səs; ˌstir-ˌȯid- also ˌster-\
plural steroidogeneses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce steroidogeneses (audio) \

Medical Definition of steroidogenesis

: synthesis of steroids adrenal steroidogenesis

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