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A steroid, such as androsterone or estrone, that contains a ketone group.
(Chemistry) any steroid containing a ketone group in its molecule
any of a group of steroids containing a ketone group.
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|Noun||1.||ketosteroid - a steroid containing a ketone group|
androsterone - an androgenic hormone that is less active than testosterone
estrone, Estronol, oestrone, theelin - a naturally occurring weak estrogenic hormone secreted by the mammalian ovary; synthesized (trade name Estronol) and used to treat estrogen deficiency
cortisone, Cortone Acetate - a corticosteroid hormone (trade name Cortone Acetate) normally produced by the adrenal cortex; is converted to hydrocortisone
steroid - any of several fat-soluble organic compounds having as a basis 17 carbon atoms in four rings; many have important physiological effects