triamcinolone

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tri·am·cin·o·lone

 (trī′ăm-sĭn′ə-lōn′)
n.
A synthetic glucocorticoid, C21H27FO6, used, usually in acetal or acetate forms, in the treatment of a wide variety of inflammatory and allergic conditions.

[Perhaps from tri- + am(yl) + cin(ene), a terpene (cin(eole) + -ene) + (prednis)olone.]

triamcinolone

(ˌtraɪæmˈsɪnəˌləʊn)
n
(Pharmacology) pharmacol an anti-inflammatory drug used in the treatment of respiratory and allergic conditions

tri•am•cin•o•lone

(ˌtraɪ æmˈsɪn əˌloʊn)

n.
a synthetic glucocorticoid drug, C21H27FO6, used in the symptomatic treatment of inflammation.
[1955–60; triamcin- (of undetermined derivation) + (prednis) olone]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.triamcinolone - a synthetic corticosteroid (trade names Aristocort or Aristopak or Kenalog) used as an anti-inflammatory agenttriamcinolone - a synthetic corticosteroid (trade names Aristocort or Aristopak or Kenalog) used as an anti-inflammatory agent
adrenal cortical steroid, corticoid, corticosteroid - a steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex or synthesized; administered as drugs they reduce swelling and decrease the body's immune response; "adrenal cortical steroids are used to treat many different conditions"
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triamcinolone

n triamcinolona
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