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steroidogenesis

[sti-roi-duh-jen-uh-sis, ste-]
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noun
  1. the formation of steroids, as by the adrenal cortex, testes, and ovaries.
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Origin of steroidogenesis

First recorded in 1950–55; steroid + -o- + -genesis
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steroidogenesis in Medicine

steroidogenesis

(stĭ-roi′də-jĕnĭ-sĭs, stîr′oi-, stĕr′-)
n.
  1. The biological synthesis of steroids.
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Related formsste•roid′o•genic (-jĕnĭk) adj.
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