HyperDic: cortisol

English > 1 sense of the word cortisol:
NOUNsubstancecortisol, hydrocortisone, Hydrocortone, Cortefan adrenal-cortex hormone (trade names Hydrocortone or Cortef) that is active in carbohydrate and protein metabolism
cortisol > pronunciation
Soundskao'rtihsao.l
Rhymesalbuterol ... windfall: 100 rhymes with aol...
English > cortisol: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAn adrenal-cortex hormone (trade names Hydrocortone or Cortef) that is active in carbohydrate and protein metabolism.
Synonymshydrocortisone, Hydrocortone, Cortef
Broadercorticosteroid, corticoid, adrenal cortical steroidA steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex or synthesized
Spanishcortisol, hidrocortisona
Catalancortisol, hidrocortisona

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