HyperDic: glucocorticoid

English > 1 sense of the word glucocorticoid:
NOUNsubstanceglucocorticoida steroid hormone that is produced by the adrenal cortex of animals
English > glucocorticoid: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA steroid hormone that is produced by the adrenal cortex of animals; affects functioning of gonads and has anti-inflammatory activity.
Narrowercorticosteronesecreted by the adrenal cortex
prednisolone, Pediapred, PreloneA glucocorticoid (trade names Pediapred or Prelone) used to treat inflammatory conditions
prednisone, Orasone, Deltasone, Liquid Pred, MeticortenA dehydrogenated analogue of cortisol (trade names Orasone or Deltasone or Liquid Pred or Meticorten)
Broadercorticosteroid, corticoid, adrenal cortical steroidA steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex or synthesized
hormone, endocrine, internal secretionThe secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
Spanishglucocorticoide
Catalanglucocorticoide

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