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 \ (ˌ)dē-​ How to pronounce deoxycorticosterone (audio) \

Medical Definition of desoxycorticosterone

: a steroid hormone C21H30O3 of the adrenal cortex

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