STEROID HORMONE

a particular category of hormones with a molecular structure based on 4 inter connected rings of carbon atoms. Sex hormones and corticosteroids are the examples of steroid hormone.

STEROID HORMONE: "The sex hormones are an example of a steroid hormone."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "STEROID HORMONE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/steroid-hormone/ (accessed August 19, 2019).
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