17-hydroxycorticosteroid

noun
17-hy·​droxy·​cor·​ti·​co·​ste·​roid | \ ˌsev-ən-ˈtēn-hī-ˌdräk-sē-ˌkȯrt-i-kō-ˈsti(ə)r-ˌȯid also -ˈste(ə)r- How to pronounce 17-hydroxycorticosteroid (audio) \

Medical Definition of 17-hydroxycorticosteroid

: any of several adrenocorticosteroids (as cortisol) with an −OH group and an HOCH2CO group attached to carbon 17 of the fused ring structure of the steroid

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