dehydroepiandrosterone

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dehydroepiandrosterone

[dē¦hī·drō·e‚pē·ən′dräs·tə ‚rōn]
(organic chemistry)
C19H28O2 Dimorphous crystals with a melting point of 140-141°C, or leaflet crystals with a melting point of 152-153°C; soluble in alcohol, benzene, and ether; used as an androgen.
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