5-Androsten-3β,17β-diol; a steroid metabolite differing from androstanediol by possessing a double bond between C-5 and C-6.

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an·dro·stene·di·ol (an″dro-stēn-diґol) (-stēnґde-ol) a testosterone metabolite, C19H30O2, occurring in two isomeric forms, 3-trans,17-dihydroxy Δ5-androstene and 3-cis,17-dihydroxy Δ5-androstene, that may contribute to gonadotropin secretion.

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