steroidogenesis

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steroidogenesis

 [stĕ-roi″do-jen´ĕ-sis]
production of steroids, as by the adrenal glands.

ster·oi·do·gen·e·sis

(stēr-oy'dō-jen'ĕ-sis, ster'),
The formation of steroids; commonly refers to the biologic synthesis of steroid hormones, but not to the production of such compounds in a chemical laboratory.
[steroid + G. genesis, production]

steroidogenesis

/ste·roi·do·gen·e·sis/ (stĕ-roi″do-jen´ĕ-sis) production of steroids, as by the adrenal glands.steroidogen´ic

steroidogenesis

(stĕ-roi′də-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs, stĕr′-, stîr′oi-)
n.
Production of steroids by living organisms.

ste·roid′o·gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk) adj.

steroidogenesis

[stiroi′dōjen′əsis]
the biological synthesis of steroid hormones.

ster·oi·do·gen·e·sis

(ster-oy'dō-jen'ĕ-sis)
The formation of steroids; commonly referring to the biologic synthesis of steroid hormones, but not to the production of such compounds in a chemical laboratory.
[steroid + G. genesis, production]

steroidogenesis

production of steroids, as by the adrenal glands.
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