HyperDic: cortone_acetate

English > 1 sense of the expression Cortone Acetate:
NOUNsubstanceCortone Acetate, cortisonea corticosteroid hormone (trade name Cortone Acetate) normally produced by the adrenal cortex
English > Cortone Acetate: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA corticosteroid hormone (trade name Cortone Acetate) normally produced by the adrenal cortex; is converted to hydrocortisone.
Synonymcortisone
Broadercorticosteroid, corticoid, adrenal cortical steroidA steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex or synthesized
ketosteroidA steroid containing a ketone group
Usage oftrade namea name given to a product or service
Spanishcortisona
Catalancortisona

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