steroid hormone

noun

Medical Definition of steroid hormone

: any of numerous hormones (as estrogen, testosterone, cortisone, and aldosterone) having the characteristic ring structure of steroids and formed in the body from cholesterol

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“Steroid hormone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/steroid%20hormone. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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