\(ˌ)dē|äksē+\ noun
Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary deoxy- + corticosterone; originally formed as German desoxykortikosteron
: a colorless crystalline steroid hormone C21H30O3 occurring in the adrenal cortex that can be prepared synthetically and is used in the form of its acetate in the treatment of adrenal cortical insufficiency — called also cortexone, deoxycortone

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