DHEA

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DHEA

 (dē′āch′ē′ā′)
n.
1. An androgenic steroid hormone secreted largely by the adrenal cortex and found in human urine.
2. A synthetic preparation of this hormone used as a nutritional supplement.

[d(e)h(ydro)e(pi)a(ndrosterone).]
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DHEA

abbreviation for
(Biology) dehydroisoandrosterone: the major androgen precursor in females, secreted by the adrenal cortex
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DHEA

dehydroepiandrosterone: a steroid hormone naturally produced by the adrenal glands and sold in synthetic form as a nutritional supplement.
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Translations

DHEA

V. dehydroepiandrosterone.
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