hydroxypregnenolone

hydroxypregnenolone
hy·droxy·preg·nen·o·lone (hi-drok″se-preg-nēnґə-lōn) pregnenolone bearing a hydroxyl; it is an intermediate in the biosynthesis of steroid hormones and is accumulated and excreted abnormally in some disorders of steroidogenesis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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