17-ketosteroids

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17-ke·to·ste·roids (17-KS),

(kē'tō-stēr'oydz),
Nominally, any steroid with a carbonyl group on C-17; commonly used to designate urinary C19 steroidal metabolites of androgenic and adrenocortical hormones that possess this structural feature.
Synonym(s): 17-oxosteroids

17-ketosteroids

'Male' hormones primarily produced by the testes and adrenal cortex–androsterone, DHEA, epiandrosterone, etiocholanolone, 11-keto- and 11-β-hydroxyandrosterone, 11-keto- and 11-β-hydroxyetiocholanolone; serum levels reflect adrenocortical and testicular function ↑ in Adrenal hyperplasia or tumors, testicular tumors, pregnancy, physical or mental stress, polycystic ovarian disease ↓ in Adrenal hypofunction, Klinefelter syndrome, castration, hypothyroidism, anorexia nervosa

17-ke·to·ste·roids

(kē'tō-ster'oydz)
Any steroids with a ketone group on C-17; commonly used to designate urinary metabolites of androgenic and adrenocortical hormones that possess this structural feature.
Compare: bioregulator
Synonym(s): 17-oxosteroids.