HyperDic: adrenal_cortical_steroid

English > 1 sense of the expression adrenal cortical steroid:
NOUNsubstanceadrenal cortical steroid, corticosteroid, corticoida steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex or synthesized
English > adrenal cortical steroid: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex or synthesized; administered as drugs they reduce swelling and decrease the body's immune response.
Example"adrenal cortical steroids are used to treat many different conditions"
Synonymscorticosteroid, corticoid
Narrowercortisone, Cortone AcetateA corticosteroid hormone (trade name Cortone Acetate) normally produced by the adrenal cortex
dexamethasone, Decadron, Dexamethasone Intensol, Dexone, Hexadrol, OradexonA corticosteroid drug (trade names Decadron or Dexamethasone Intensol or Dexone or Hexadrol or Oradexon) used to treat allergies or inflammation
glucocorticoidA steroid hormone that is produced by the adrenal cortex of animals
hydrocortisone, cortisol, Hydrocortone, CortefAn adrenal-cortex hormone (trade names Hydrocortone or Cortef) that is active in carbohydrate and protein metabolism
mineralocorticoidhormone that is one of the steroids of the adrenal cortex that influences the metabolism of sodium and potassium
spironolactone, AldactoneA synthetic corticosteroid (trade name Aldactone) used to treat hypertension
triamcinolone, Aristocort, Aristopak, KenalogA synthetic corticosteroid (trade names Aristocort or Aristopak or Kenalog) used as an anti-inflammatory agent
Broadersteroid hormone, steroid, sex hormoneAny hormone affecting the development and growth of sex organs
Spanishcorticoide, corticosteroide
Catalancorticoide, corticosteroide

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