[ sti-roi-duh-jen-uh-sis, ste- ]
/ stɪˌrɔɪ dəˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, stɛ- /
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the formation of steroids, as by the adrenal cortex, testes, and ovaries.
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Medical definitions for steroidogenesis
[ stĭ-roi′də-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs, stîr′oi-, stĕr′- ]
The biological synthesis of steroids.
Other words from steroidogenesisste•roid′o•gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk) adj.
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