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glu·co·cor·ti·coid

 (glo͞o′kō-kôr′tĭ-koid′)
n.
Any of a group of steroid hormones, such as cortisol, that are produced by the adrenal cortex, are involved in carbohydrate, protein, and fat metabolism, and have anti-inflammatory properties.

[Shortening of glucocorticosteroid.]

glucocorticoid

(ˌɡluːkəʊˈkɔːtɪˌkɔɪd)
n
(Biochemistry) any of a class of corticosteroids that control carbohydrate, protein, and fat metabolism and have anti-inflammatory activity

glu•co•cor•ti•coid

(ˌglu koʊˈkɔr tɪˌkɔɪd)

n.
any of a class of steroid hormones that are produced by the adrenal cortex under conditions of stress and that inhibit immunologic reactions.
[1945–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glucocorticoid - a steroid hormone that is produced by the adrenal cortex of animals; affects functioning of gonads and has anti-inflammatory activity
endocrine, hormone, internal secretion - the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
corticosterone - secreted by the adrenal cortex; involved in regulating water and electrolyte balance in the body
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"
Pediapred, prednisolone, Prelone - a glucocorticoid (trade names Pediapred or Prelone) used to treat inflammatory conditions
Deltasone, Liquid Pred, Meticorten, Orasone, prednisone - a dehydrogenated analogue of cortisol (trade names Orasone or Deltasone or Liquid Pred or Meticorten); used as an anti-inflammatory drug in the treatment of arthritis and as an immunosuppressant
Translations

glu·co·cor·ti·coid

n. glucocorticoide, grupo de hormonas segregadas por la corteza suprarrenal que intervienen en el proceso metabólico del organismo y tienes un efecto antiinflamatorio.

glucocorticoid

adj & n glucocorticoide m
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