androsterone

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androsterone

 [an-dros´ter-ōn]
an androgenic hormone, C19H30O2, excreted in the urine of both men and women. When injected intramuscularly, it counteracts the effects of castration.

an·dros·ter·one

(an-dros'ter-ōn),
A steroid metabolite, found in male urine, having weak androgenic potency. Formed in testes from progesterone.

androsterone

(ăn-drŏs′tə-rōn′)
n.
A steroid hormone, C19H30O2, that is a breakdown product of testosterone.

androsterone

A male sex hormone which is derived from progesterone. Androsterone has 15% the strength of testosterone; it is found in male and female plasma and urine.

androsterone

Endocrinology A ♂ sex hormone, derived from progesterone, which has 15% the strength of testosterone; it is found in ♂ and ♀ plasma and urine

an·dros·ter·one

(an-dros'tĕr-ōn)
A steroid metabolite, found in male urine, having weak androgenic potency. Formed in testes from progesterone.

androsterone

A metabolite of the male sex hormone TESTOSTERONE, excreted in urine of both men and women.