17-hydroxycorticosteroids


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17-hydroxycorticosteroids

(17-OHCS) adrenocorticosteroid hormones with a hydroxyl group at C-17, with or without oxygen at C-11, e.g. cortisol, cortisone and 11-desoxycortisol.

urinary 17-h
determination of urinary 17-hydroxycorticosteroids is an indication of the plasma level of cortisol and the functional status of the adrenal cortex.
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