Medical Definition of Deoxycortone

1. 11-Deoxycorticosterone; 21-hydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione;an adrenocortical steroid, principally a biosynthetic precursor of corticosterone and possibly aldosterone, that rarely appears in adrenocortical secretions; a potent mineralocorticoid with no appreciable glucocorticoid activity. Synonym: 21-hydroxyprogesterone, cortexone, deoxycortone, desoxycortone. Deoxycorticosterone acetate, desoxycorticosterone acetate;acetate salt used for intramuscular injection for replacement therapy of the adrenocortical steroid. Deoxycorticosterone pivalate, desoxycorticosterone pivalate;pivalate salt of the steroid. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deoxycortone

deoxyadenosine
deoxyadenosine methylase
deoxyadenosine monophosphate
deoxyadenosine triphosphate
deoxyadenosines
deoxyadenylic acid
deoxybarbiturate
deoxycholate
deoxycholates
deoxycholic
deoxycholic acid
deoxycholoyl-CoA synthetase
deoxychorismate
deoxycoformycin
deoxycorticosterone
deoxycortone (current term)
deoxycytidine
deoxycytidine kinase
deoxycytidine monophosphate
deoxycytidines
deoxycytidylate
deoxycytidylate hydroxymethyltransferase
deoxycytidylate methylase
deoxycytidylic acid
deoxycytosine nucleotides
deoxyephedrine
deoxyepinephrine
deoxygenate
deoxygenated
deoxygenates

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