HyperDic: cortisone

English > 1 sense of the word cortisone:
NOUNsubstancecortisone, Cortone Acetatea corticosteroid hormone (trade name Cortone Acetate) normally produced by the adrenal cortex
cortisone > pronunciation
Soundskao'rtahzow.n
Rhymesacetone ... zone: 126 rhymes with own...
English > cortisone: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA corticosteroid hormone (trade name Cortone Acetate) normally produced by the adrenal cortex; is converted to hydrocortisone.
SynonymCortone Acetate
Broadercorticosteroid, corticoid, adrenal cortical steroidA steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex or synthesized
ketosteroidA steroid containing a ketone group
Spanishcortisona
Catalancortisona

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