HyperDic: meticorten

English > 1 sense of the word Meticorten:
NOUNsubstanceMeticorten, prednisone, Orasone, Deltasone, Liquid Preda dehydrogenated analogue of cortisol (trade names Orasone or Deltasone or Liquid Pred or Meticorten)
English > Meticorten: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA dehydrogenated analogue of cortisol (trade names Orasone or Deltasone or Liquid Pred or Meticorten); used as an anti-inflammatory drug in the treatment of arthritis and as an immunosuppressant.
Synonymsprednisone, Orasone, Deltasone, Liquid Pred
Broaderanti-inflammatory, anti-inflammatory drugA medicine intended to reduce inflammation
glucocorticoidA steroid hormone that is produced by the adrenal cortex of animals
Usage oftrade namea name given to a product or service
Spanishprednisona
Catalanprednisona

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