Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Steroids and steroid derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Aliphatic homopolycyclic compounds
Progestogin-skeleton - 21-hydroxysteroid - Pregnane-skeleton - 20-oxosteroid - 3-oxosteroid - Oxosteroid - 11-oxosteroid - Alpha-hydroxy ketone - Cyclic ketone - Ketone - Alcohol - Organic oxygen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Carbonyl group - Organic oxide - Organooxygen compound - Primary alcohol - Aliphatic homopolycyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as 21-hydroxysteroids. These are steroids carrying a hydroxyl group at the 21-position of the steroid backbone.