di·​hy·​dro -(ˌ)drō How to pronounce dihydro (audio)
: combined with two atoms of hydrogen
cortisol is a dihydro derivative of cortisone
often used in combination

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“Dihydro.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dihydro. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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