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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.
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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
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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]
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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"
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hy·dro·cor·ti·sone

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

n hidrocortisona
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Breckenridge also launched anastrozole (Arimidex), bicalutamide (Casodex), granisetron (Kytril), hydrocortisone enema (Cortenema), letrozole (Femara), neomycin tablets and terbinafine (Lamisil) in the last year and recently received approval for levetiracetam tablets, which it plans to launch soon.
These drugs include prednisone (Deltasone, Orasone), methylprednisolone (Asacol, Rowasa, and Canasa), budesonide (Entocort EC) and hydrocortisone (Cortenema, Anusol-HC).