<biochemistry> A steroid-like chemical which is a by-product of the breakdown of certain steroids.
They are found in urine and measuring them can give a good indication of the level of androgen production in the body. The major ketosteroids are: androsterone, etiocholanone and oestrone.
(09 Oct 1997)
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