from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A steroid hormone excreted in urine that reinforces masculine characteristics.

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  • n. An androgenic hormone, excreted in the urine, somewhat less active than testosterone.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an androgenic hormone that is less active than testosterone


andro- + ster(ol) + -one.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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