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A synthetic corticosteroid, C21H28O5, derived from cortisol and used as an anti-inflammatory, immunosuppressive, and antiallergic drug.
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(Pharmacology) a steroid drug derived from prednisone and having the same uses as cortisone
[C20: altered from prednisone]
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an analog of cortisone, C21H28O5, used topically and in various other forms for treating eye and skin inflammations, allergies, and autoimmune diseases.
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|Noun||1.||prednisolone - a glucocorticoid (trade names Pediapred or Prelone) used to treat inflammatory conditions|
glucocorticoid - a steroid hormone that is produced by the adrenal cortex of animals; affects functioning of gonads and has anti-inflammatory activity
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