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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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When they don't have to play with cortizone injections.
For significant redness, try an anti-inflammatory cream such as CortAid or Cortizone several times daily.
Then Dr Wadia, who looked after me and is an absolute life-saver, just said "I'm going to take a last chance" and he started pumping cortizone injections into me one after another almost, 40 ampules of it, with the hope that something would happen and then I got revived," said Amitabh on asked what the "Coollie" accident did to him as a person.
Dr Peeke refers to the hours between 3pm and midnight as the CortiZone - the time when levels of the stress hormone cortisol plummet and fatigue sets in.
5-litre Cortizone Injection if all you can offer by way of a night out is sitting on your drive with a takeaway pizza and some James Blunt CDs.
I had three injections into the shoulder, including cortizone, and he wrote me off for another six weeks.
He has not played since that clash with Southport on April 12 but had a cortizone injection last week and he will be fit.
Painkillers, cortizone and voltarol injections - you name it Douglas has taken it.
There are elevators that don't work and old war buddies who don't recognize their former brother-in-arms (Hussein mumbles something about disfiguring cortizone treatments).
He had a cortizone injection for a groin problem but reported no adverse reaction after going on as a second half substitute.