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Hydroxycorticosteroids are corticosteroids that have an additional hydroxy (-OH) group. There are two main positions where the hydroxy are added: at the 11, and at the 17. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See for details. Source: Wikipedia, 17-hydroxycorticosteroids (Wikipedia)

A group of hydroxycorticosteroids bearing a hydroxy group at the 17-position. Urinary excretion of these compounds is used as an index of adrenal function. They are used systemically in the free alcohol form, but with esterification of the hydroxy groups, topical effectiveness is increased. Source: National Library of Medicine, MeSH 2006

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zh-CN Chinese (China) 17-羟基皮质类固醇
Synonyms: 17-CS;17OHCS;17-OHCS;17-羟基皮质甾;17-羟基皮质甾类;17-羟基皮质类固醇激素;17-羟基皮质类甾醇;17-羟皮质甾;17-羟皮质甾类;17-羟皮质类固醇;17-羟皮质类固醇激素;17-羟皮质类甾醇
fr-CA French (Canada) 17-hydroxycorticostéroïdes
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) 17-hüdroksükortikosteroidid
es-ES Spanish (Spain) 17-Hidroxicorticosteroides
it-IT Italian (Italy) 17-Idrossicorticosteroidi
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) 17-Hidroksikortikosteroidler
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) 17-Гидроксикортикостероиды
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) 17-hydroxycorticosteroïden
fr-BE French (Belgium) 17-hydroxycorticostéroïdes