Inactive isomer (3β instead of 3α) of androsterone; found in urine and in testicular and ovarian tissue. SYN: isoandrosterone.

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epi·an·dros·ter·one .ep-ē-.an-'dräs-tə-.rōn n an androsterone derivative C19H30O2 that occurs in normal human urine called also isoandrosterone

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epi·an·dros·ter·one (ep″e-an-drosґtər-ōn) an anabolic-androgenic steroid, one of the urinary 17-ketosteroids, less active than androsterone and excreted in small amounts in normal human urine. Called also isoandrosterone.

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