Ketosteroid definition

kētō-stĕroid, -stîr-
A steroid containing a ketone group.
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A steroid containing a ketone group in the molecule.
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A steroid, such as androsterone or estrone, that contains a ketone group.
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(organic chemistry) Any steroid having a ketone functional group.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
ketosteroid
Plural:
ketosteroids

Origin of ketosteroid

  • keto- +‎ steroid

    From Wiktionary