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a-cortolone

Pronunciation: kor'to-lon

Definition: The 5ß enantiomer of a-allocortolone; a reduction product of cortisone, present in the urine, differing from cortisone in that two of the keto groups (at positions 3 and 20) are reduced to hydroxyls.

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