Medical Term:

Reichstein substance

Pronunciation: rīk′stīn

Definition: one of several steroids, Reichstein substance F (cortisone), Reichstein substance H (corticosterone), Reichstein substance M (cortisol), Reichstein substance Q (cortexone), and Reichstein substance S (cortexolone).

Synonym(s): Reichstein compound

[T. Reichstein]

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