deoxycorticosterone

An adrenocortical steroid, principally a biosynthetic precursor of corticosterone, that occasionally appears in adrenocortical secretions; a potent mineralocorticoid with no appreciable glucocorticoid activity. SYN: 21-hydroxyprogesterone, cortexone, deoxycortone, desoxycortone.

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deoxycorticosterone var of DESOXYCORTICOSTERONE

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n.
a hormone, synthesized and released by the adrenal cortex, that regulates salt and water balance. See also corticosteroid.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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