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