pregnane

noun
preg·​nane | \ ˈpreg-ˌnān How to pronounce pregnane (audio) \

Medical Definition of pregnane

: a crystalline steroid C21H36 that is related to cholane and is the parent compound of the corticosteroid and progestational hormones

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“Pregnane.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pregnane. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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