fludrocortisone

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flu·dro·cor·ti·sone

 (flo͞o′drō-kôr′tĭ-sōn′, -zōn′)
n.
A synthetic steroid, C21H29FO5, used in its acetate form to treat conditions such as Addison's disease that are characterized by insufficient production of adrenal hormones.

[Shortening of fluorohydrocortisone.]
Translations

fludrocortisone

n fludrocortisona
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