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glossary:androsterone

(1) <endocrinology> A male sex hormone, derived from progesterone, which is seven times weaker than testosterone. It is found in the plasma and urine of both men and women. Formula: C19H30O2.

(2) A steroid hormone excreted in urine that reinforces masculine characteristics

glossary/androsterone.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)