Medical Dictionary

metyrapone

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noun me·tyr·a·pone \mə-ˈtir-ə-ˌpōn also -ˈtīr-\

Medical Definition of metyrapone

  1. :  a metabolic hormone C14H14N2O that inhibits biosynthesis of cortisol and corticosterone and is used to test for normal functioning of the pituitary gland—see metopirone


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