Corticosterone Definition

kôrtĭ-kŏstə-rōn
noun
A corticosteroid, C21H30O4, that aids muscle efficiency, carbohydrate metabolism, etc.
Webster's New World

(biochemistry, steroids) A corticosteroid hormone, produced in the adrenal glands, involved in metabolism.

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Origin of Corticosterone

  • cortico– ster(ol) –one

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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