prednisolone

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pred·nis·o·lone

 (prĕd-nĭs′ə-lōn′)
n.
A synthetic corticosteroid, C21H28O5, derived from cortisol and used as an anti-inflammatory, immunosuppressive, and antiallergic drug.

[Blend of prednisone and -ol.]

prednisolone

(prɛdˈnɪsəˌləʊn)
n
(Pharmacology) a steroid drug derived from prednisone and having the same uses as cortisone
[C20: altered from prednisone]

pred•nis•o•lone

(prɛdˈnɪs əˌloʊn)

n.
an analog of cortisone, C21H28O5, used topically and in various other forms for treating eye and skin inflammations, allergies, and autoimmune diseases.
[1950–55; alter. of prednisone by insertion of -ol1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prednisolone - a glucocorticoid (trade names Pediapred or Prelone) used to treat inflammatory conditions
anti-inflammatory, anti-inflammatory drug - a medicine intended to reduce inflammation
glucocorticoid - a steroid hormone that is produced by the adrenal cortex of animals; affects functioning of gonads and has anti-inflammatory activity
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prednisolone

n prednisolona