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Androsterone (androsteronum, Greek aner (andros) – the man + stereos – firm; synonym: адреностерон) – male sex hormone, a metabolite of androstendion and testosterone which is emitted with urine; definition of its concentration in urine is used at diagnosis of endocrine diseases. On a chemical structure androsterone belongs to 17 ketosteroids.

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