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androstenedione

Pronunciation: an′drō-stēn′dī-ōn

Definition: Androstanedione with a double bond between C-4 and C-5; an androgenic steroid of weaker biologic potency than testosterone; secreted by the testis, ovary, and adrenal cortex.

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