American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A steroid hormone excreted in urine that reinforces masculine characteristics.
- n. biochemistry An androgenic hormone, excreted in the urine, somewhat less active than testosterone.
- n. an androgenic hormone that is less active than testosterone
- andro- + ster(ol) + -one. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Butenandt gave this substance the name androsterone and defined its composition as C19H30O2.”
“Celery contains androsterone, which is released in the sweat after being consumed.”
“In the early Eighties, German scientists discovered that black truffles contained a steroid called androsterone, a sexual hormone found in the salivary glands”
“Butenandt was recognized "for his work on sex hormones", having isolated estrone, progesterone and androsterone.”
“Ruzicka synthesized androsterone and also testosterone.”
“ Just a few stalks will have a round-shouldered, introverted schlump like me oozing androsterone out of every pore!”
“Celery contains androsterone, a hormone released by male sweat that turns women on”
“They also contain enzymes, hormones and minerals of vital importance to male potency, including collagen, keratin, lysine, arginine, androsterone, calcium and many others.”
“The close relationship of testosterone to androsterone made it comparatively easy to clarify its chemical composition, and still in the same year 1935 Ruzicka and Butenandt were able, in the same way but independently of each other, to obtain testosterone from trans-dehydro-androsterone.”
“It is his merit that by establishing preparative methods for androsterone and testosterone the technical synthesis of these two hormones has been made possible.”
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