androsterone androsterone

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  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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