Reichstein substance

(redirected from Reichstein compound)

Reich·stein sub·stance

(rīk'stīn),
one of several steroids, for example, Reichstein substance F (cortisone), Reichstein substance H (corticosterone), Reichstein substance M (cortisol), Reichstein substance Q (cortexone), and Reichstein substance S (cortexolone).
Synonym(s): Reichstein compound
[T. Reichstein]
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