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hy·dro·cor·ti·sone

 (hī′drə-kôr′tĭ-sōn′, -zōn′)
n.
1. The steroid hormone cortisol.
2. A preparation of this hormone obtained from natural sources or produced synthetically and used to treat inflammatory and allergic conditions and adrenal failure.

hydrocortisone

(ˌhaɪdrəʊˈkɔːtɪˌzəʊn)
n
(Biochemistry) the principal glucocorticoid secreted by the adrenal cortex; 17-hydroxycorticosterone. The synthesized form is used mainly in treating rheumatic, allergic, and inflammatory disorders. Formula: C21H30O5. Also called: cortisol

hy•dro•cor•ti•sone

(ˌhaɪ drəˈkɔr təˌzoʊn, -ˌsoʊn)

n.
a steroid hormone, C21H30O5, of the adrenal cortex, active in carbohydrate and protein metabolism, similar to cortisone in effect.
[1950–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hydrocortisone - an adrenal-cortex hormone (trade names Hydrocortone or Cortef) that is active in carbohydrate and protein metabolism
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"
Translations

hy·dro·cor·ti·sone

n. hidrocortisona, hormona corticosteroide producida por la corteza suprarrenal.

hydrocortisone

n hidrocortisona
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