One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A steroid alcohol which is a product of the metabolism of progesterone and is used as a measure of progesterone production, especially during pregnancy; 5β-pregnane-3,20-diol, C₂₁H₃₆O₂.
1930s; earliest use found in Chemical Abstracts. From German Pregnandiol from classical Latin praegnans + German di- + -ol.
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