Androstane



androstane

androstane an·dro·stane (ān’drə-stān’)
n.
A steroid hydrocarbon from which androgens are derived.

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  • Androstenediol

    androstenediol androstenediol an·dro·stene·di·ol (ān’drə-stēn’dī-ôl’, -dē-ôl’) n. An unsaturated steriodal derivative of androstane that contains two alcohol groups and exists in three isomeric forms.

  • Androstene

    androstene androstene an·dro·stene (ān’drə-stēn’) n. A unsaturated steroid that exists in two isomeric forms and comprises the basic chemical unit of various androgens.



  • Androstenedione

    androstenedione androstenedione an·dro·stene·di·one (ān’drə-stēn’dī-ōn’, -dē-ōn’) n. An unsaturated androgenic steroid existing in three isomeric forms that is secreted by the testis, ovary, and adrenal cortex and has a weaker biological potency than testosterone.

  • Androsterone

    a sex hormone, C 19 H 30 O 2 , usually present in male urine. noun an androgenic steroid hormone produced in the testes. Formula: C19H30O2 androsterone an·dros·ter·one (ān-drŏs’tə-rōn’) n. A steroid hormone excreted in urine that reinforces masculine characteristics.



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