21-acetoxypregnenolone

21-acetoxypregnenolone

[‚twen·tē′wən ‚as·ə‚täk·sē‚preg′nen·ə‚lōn]
(pharmacology)
C23H34O4 Needlelike crystals which become opaque at about 80°C or on prolonged standing; melting point is 184-185°C; soluble in chloroform and toluene; used as an antiarthritic drug.