Deoxycorticosterone[dē-oks′ē-kōr′ti-kos′tĕr-ōn]

Type:Term

Definitions
1. An adrenocortical steroid, principally a biosynthetic precursor of corticosterone, which occasionally appears in adrenocortical secretions; a potent mineralocorticoid with no appreciable glucocorticoid activity.

Synonyms
21-hydroxyprogesterone , cortexone , deoxycortone , desoxycortone

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