A metabolite of adrenocortical and testicular hormones, and an important urinary 17-ketosteroid; produces fever when given to human beings.

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etio·chol·an·ol·one .ēt-ē-ō-.kō-'lan-ə-.lōnalso .et- n a testosterone metabolite C19H30O2 that occurs in urine

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etio·cho·lan·o·lone (e″te-o-ko-lanґo-lōn) a degradation product of testosterone, androstenedione, and dehydroepiandrosterone excreted in the urine.

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