17-hydroxycorticosteroid test



17-hydroxycorticosteroid test 17-hy·drox·y·cor·ti·co·ste·roid test (-hī-drŏk’sē-kôr’tĭ-kō-stēr’oid’, -stěr’-)
n.
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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