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androsterone

[ an-dros-tuh-rohn ]
/ ænˈdrɒs təˌroʊn /
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noun Biochemistry.

a sex hormone, C19H30O2, usually present in male urine.

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Origin of androsterone

First recorded in 1930–35; andro- + ster(ol) + -one
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British Dictionary definitions for androsterone

androsterone
/ (ænˈdrɒstəˌrəʊn) /

noun

an androgenic steroid hormone produced in the testes. Formula: C 19 H 30 O 2
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Medical definitions for androsterone

androsterone
[ ăn-drŏstə-rōn′ ]

n.

A steroid hormone excreted in urine that reinforces masculine characteristics.
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