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Definition 1: a steroid containing a ketone group - [noun denoting substance]

(ketosteroid is a kind of ...) any of several fat-soluble organic compounds having as a basis 17 carbon atoms in four rings; many have important physiological effects

(... is a kind of ketosteroid ) an androgenic hormone that is less active than testosterone

(... is a kind of ketosteroid ) a naturally occurring weak estrogenic hormone secreted by the mammalian ovary; synthesized (trade name Estronol) and used to treat estrogen deficiency

(... is a kind of ketosteroid ) a corticosteroid hormone (trade name Cortone Acetate) normally produced by the adrenal cortex; is converted to hydrocortisone

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