dihydrotestosterone
noun Date: 1965 a biologically active metabolite C19H30O2 of testosterone having similar androgenic activity

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  • dihydrotestosterone — [dʌɪˌhʌɪdrəʊtɛs tɒstərəʊn] noun Biochemistry a male sex hormone which is the active form of testosterone. Origin 1950s: from dihydro (in the sense containing two hydrogen atoms in the molecule ) + testosterone …   English new terms dictionary

  • dihydrotestosterone — di·hy·dro·tes·tos·ter·one …   English syllables

  • dihydrotestosterone — DHT; n. a product formed from the action of the enzyme 5α reductase on testosterone. Mostly derived from the peripheral conversion of testosterone, some DHT is also secreted directly by the testes. DHT is an estimated 2.5 times more potent than… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • dihydrotestosterone — (ˌ)dīˌhīdrōˌ noun Etymology: dihydr + testosterone : a biologically active metabolite C19H30O2 of testosterone having similar androgenic activity and produced in various tissues (as of the skin and prostate) …   Useful english dictionary

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