HyperDic: hydrocortisone

English > 1 sense of the word hydrocortisone:
NOUNsubstancehydrocortisone, cortisol, Hydrocortone, Cortefan adrenal-cortex hormone (trade names Hydrocortone or Cortef) that is active in carbohydrate and protein metabolism
English > hydrocortisone: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAn adrenal-cortex hormone (trade names Hydrocortone or Cortef) that is active in carbohydrate and protein metabolism.
Synonymscortisol, Hydrocortone, Cortef
Broadercorticosteroid, corticoid, adrenal cortical steroidA steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex or synthesized
Spanishcortisol, hidrocortisona
Catalancortisol, hidrocortisona

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