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A synthetic glucocorticoid, C21H27FO6, used, usually in acetal or acetate forms, in the treatment of a wide variety of inflammatory and allergic conditions.

[Perhaps from tri- + am(yl) + cin(ene), a terpene (cin(eole) + -ene) + (prednis)olone.]
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(Pharmacology) pharmacol an anti-inflammatory drug used in the treatment of respiratory and allergic conditions
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(ˌtraɪ æmˈsɪn əˌloʊn)

a synthetic glucocorticoid drug, C21H27FO6, used in the symptomatic treatment of inflammation.
[1955–60; triamcin- (of undetermined derivation) + (prednis) olone]
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Noun1.triamcinolone - a synthetic corticosteroid (trade names Aristocort or Aristopak or Kenalog) used as an anti-inflammatory agenttriamcinolone - a synthetic corticosteroid (trade names Aristocort or Aristopak or Kenalog) used as an anti-inflammatory agent
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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n triamcinolona
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has licensed rights to develop and market Nasacort HFA, a nasal allergy treatment, from Sanofi U.S., Acton reported yesterday.
The Food and Drug Administration approved Nasacort HFA but the product never went on the market because of manufacturing issues, Acton reported.
Nasacort HFA Nasal Aerosol (triamcinolone acetonide, Aventis Pharmaceuticals)