methylprednisolone

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meth·yl·pred·nis·o·lone

 (mĕth′əl-prĕd-nĭs′ə-lōn′)
n.
A glucocorticoid used therapeutically primarily as an anti-inflammatory agent.
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methylprednisolone

n metilprednisolona
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