desoxycorticosterone

A steroid derived from the adrenal cortex with strong mineralocorticoid activity.

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des·oxy·cor·ti·co·ste·rone (.)dez-.äk-si-.kȯrt-i-'käs-tə-.rōn, -i-.kō-stə-'rōn or de·oxy·cor·ti·co·ste·rone (.)dē- n a steroid hormone C21H30O3 of the adrenal cortex

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des·oxy·cor·ti·cos·ter·one (des-ok″se-kor″tĭ-kosґtər-ōn) 11-deoxycorticosterone.

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  • Desoxycorticosterone — drugbox IUPAC name = CAS number = 64 85 7 ATC prefix = H02 ATC suffix = AA03 PubChem = 6166 DrugBank = C=21 | H=30 | O=4 molecular weight = 330.461 bioavailability = protein bound = metabolism = elimination half life = excretion = pregnancy AU =… …   Wikipedia

  • desoxycorticosterone — noun A mineralocorticoid hormone secreted by the adrenal gland. Syn: 11 deoxycorticosterone …   Wiktionary

  • desoxycorticosterone acetate — [USP] the acetate salt of 11 deoxycorticosterone; used as replacement therapy to treat adrenocortical insufficiency; administered by intramuscular injection …   Medical dictionary

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  • DCTPA — desoxycorticosterone triphenyl acetate …   Medical dictionary

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