Definition of Secosteroid

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) Any of many terpenoid compounds based on the steroids but with two rings broken open ¹



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Medical Definition of Secosteroid

1. A compound derived from a steroid in which there has been a ring cleavage. Steroids in which fission of one or more ring structures and concomitant addition of a hydrogen atom at each terminal group has occurred. Origin: L. Seco, to cut, + steroid (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Secosteroid

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secondhand-smoke
secondhand smoke
secondi
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secondly
secondment
secondments
secondness
secondo
seconds
seconds of arc
secosteroid (current term)
secosteroids
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secre
secrecies
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secret-sacred
secret Santa
secret Santas

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