desoxycorticosterone

noun

des·​oxy·​cor·​ti·​co·​ste·​rone (ˌ)dez-ˌäk-si-ˌkȯrt-i-ˈkäs-tə-ˌrōn, -i-ˌkō-stə-ˈrōn How to pronounce desoxycorticosterone (audio)
variants or deoxycorticosterone
: a steroid hormone C21H30O3 of the adrenal cortex

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“Desoxycorticosterone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/desoxycorticosterone. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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