HyperDic: corticosterone

English > 1 sense of the word corticosterone:
NOUNsubstancecorticosteronesecreted by the adrenal cortex
English > corticosterone: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
Meaningsecreted by the adrenal cortex; involved in regulating water and electrolyte balance in the body.
BroaderglucocorticoidA steroid hormone that is produced by the adrenal cortex of animals

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