ketosteroid

Definitions of ketosteroid
1

n a steroid containing a ketone group

Types:
androsterone
an androgenic hormone that is less active than testosterone
Estronol, estrone, oestrone, theelin
a naturally occurring weak estrogenic hormone secreted by the mammalian ovary; synthesized (trade name Estronol) and used to treat estrogen deficiency
Cortone Acetate, cortisone
a corticosteroid hormone (trade name Cortone Acetate) normally produced by the adrenal cortex; is converted to hydrocortisone
Type of:
steroid
any of several fat-soluble organic compounds having as a basis 17 carbon atoms in four rings; many have important physiological effects

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