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cor·ti·coid

 (kôr′tĭ-koid′)
n.
A corticosteroid.
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Noun1.corticoid - a steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex or synthesizedcorticoid - 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"
sex hormone, steroid hormone, steroid - any hormone affecting the development and growth of sex organs
mineralocorticoid - hormone that is one of the steroids of the adrenal cortex that influences the metabolism of sodium and potassium
glucocorticoid - a steroid hormone that is produced by the adrenal cortex of animals; affects functioning of gonads and has anti-inflammatory activity
Cortef, cortisol, hydrocortisone, Hydrocortone - an adrenal-cortex hormone (trade names Hydrocortone or Cortef) that is active in carbohydrate and protein metabolism
cortisone, Cortone Acetate - a corticosteroid hormone (trade name Cortone Acetate) normally produced by the adrenal cortex; is converted to hydrocortisone
Decadron, dexamethasone, Dexamethasone Intensol, Dexone, Hexadrol, Oradexon - a corticosteroid drug (trade names Decadron or Dexamethasone Intensol or Dexone or Hexadrol or Oradexon) used to treat allergies or inflammation
Aldactone, spironolactone - a synthetic corticosteroid (trade name Aldactone) used to treat hypertension
Aristocort, Aristopak, Kenalog, triamcinolone - a synthetic corticosteroid (trade names Aristocort or Aristopak or Kenalog) used as an anti-inflammatory agent
Translations

cor·ti·coid

n. corticoide, corticoesteroide, esteroide producido por la corteza suprarrenal.
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This will also replenish the relative gluco corticoid insufficiency as a response to release of inflammatory cytokines as seen in cases of RA.
Four of the five patients developed definite infection before corticoid usage, and subsequent infection control was insufficient, which directly led to death.
For previous clinical history, other studies reported that patients with serious medical problems have a greater risk for development of meningococcal disease, especially patients with nephrotic syndrome, systemic lupus erythematosus and liver disease (19,26), HIV or other immunosuppressive diseases (25,26), a history of corticoid use (26), decreased endothelial thrombomodulin expression (19,26,35-37), and anatomic or functional asplenia (19,25,35).
glucocorticoids--any corticoid that increases gluconeogenesis, thus raising blood glucose
com)-- The company's team has years of experience in responding to bed bug issues and they're now explaining how to first wash the bite area and then apply corticoid cream to the bite to prevent itching and promote healing.
5] This patient did not meet this criteria; however, did have a liver biopsy which showed heavy infiltration with lymphoplasmacytic inflammatory cells (image 2), interface hepatitis (image 1), bridging necrosis and fibrosis, which is associated with a 5-year mortality of 45% and an absolute indication for corticoid steroid treatment.
For example, rheumatoid arthritis can increase fracture risk, or medications such as cortisone and other corticoid medicines," Khosla says.
injection for prophylaxis treatment), corticoid (Dexamethasone 6 mg injections, two doses per day, for two days), tocolytic (Indomethacin suppositories 100mg, for three days) and hormonal therapy (Utrogestan 100mg, tablets) and vitamins.
7,29,30) The present patient received a successful corticoid injection.
The hematological findings of the cows previously treated with corticoid (DMS) exhibited severe neutrophilia due to impairment of adhesion molecules of neutrophils, (Paes et al.
She was initially treated with intra-articular corticoid injections with short-term benefit.
Total protein, albumin, calcium, phosphorus, non-esterified fatty acid (NEFA), blood urea nitrogen (BUN) and corticoid were analyzed by an automatic blood analyzer (Express Plus, Bayer, Medfield, MA, USA).