androsterone androsterone


  • (n) an androgenic hormone that is less active than testosterone


  1. That male sex hormone was named androsterone.
  2. Butenandt isolated the male sex hormone, androsterone, and Ruzicka first synthesized it from the fat of sheep's wool.
  3. They were given a series of injections of the synthetic hormones testosterone and androsterone.
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