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17-hydroxycorticosteroid test

[ -hī-drŏk′sē-kôr′tĭ-kō-stîroid′, -stĕr- ]

n.

A test employing a reaction of adrenocorticosteroid and phenylhydrazine, performed on urine and used to measure adrenocortical function, as in the diagnosis of Addison's disease and Cushing's syndrome.

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10x, 11-cis-retinal, 11-oxycorticoid, 16-gauge, 17-alpha-hydroxyprogesterone, 17-hydroxycorticosteroid test, 17-ketosteroid, 17-oxosteroid, 1776, 1914 to 1918, 1939 to 1945
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