ketosteroid
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1939 a steroid (as cortisone or estrone) containing a ketone group

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  • ketosteroid — [kēt΄ō stir′oid΄, kēt΄ōster′oid΄] n. a steroid containing a ketone group in the molecule …   English World dictionary

  • ketosteroid — ke·to·ste·roid .kēt ō sti(ə)r .ȯidalso ste(ə)r n a steroid (as cortisone or estrone) containing a ketone group esp 17 KETOSTEROID * * * ke·to·ster·oid (ke″to sterґoid) a steroid that possesses ketone groups on functional carbon atoms,… …   Medical dictionary

  • ketosteroid — /ki tos teuh royd /, n. Biochem. any of a group of steroids containing a ketone group. [1935 40; KETO + STEROID] * * * …   Universalium

  • ketosteroid — noun Any steroid having a ketone functional group …   Wiktionary

  • Ketosteroid — Ke|to|ste|ro|id: Sammelbez. für die hormonaktiven Steroide mit einer Ketogruppe an C 17 (17 K.), seltener an C 20 (20 K.) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Ketosteroid — Keto|stero|i̱d [↑Keton u. ↑Steroid] s; [e]s, e: Steroid mit einer Ketogruppe an einem bestimmten Kohlenstoffatom (Abk.: KS) …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • ketosteroid — ke·to·steroid …   English syllables

  • ketosteroid — ke•tos•ter•oid [[t]kɪˈtɒs təˌrɔɪd[/t]] n. phl biochem. any of a group of steroids containing a ketone group • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • ketosteroid — noun a steroid containing a ketone group • Hypernyms: ↑steroid • Hyponyms: ↑androsterone, ↑estrone, ↑oestrone, ↑theelin, ↑Estronol, ↑cortisone, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • 17-Ketosteroid — A 17 ketosteroid is a steroid that has a ketone (C=O) functional group at the 17 position (in the upper right corner of most diagrams.)Examples of 17 ketosteroids include:* Androstenedione * Androsterone * Estrone * DehydroepiandrosteroneExternal …   Wikipedia

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