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Reichstein's substance
medical dictionary

One of several steroids; e.g., Reichstein's substance F (cortisone), Reichstein's substance H (corticosterone), Reichstein's substance M (cortisol), Reichstein's substance Q (cortexone), and Reichstein's substance S (cortexolone).

Synonyms: Reichstein's compound.

(05 Mar 2000)