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be·ta·meth·a·sone

 (bā′tə-mĕth′ə-sōn′, bē′-)
n.
A synthetic glucocorticoid, C22H29FO5, that occurs as a white crystalline powder and is used as a topical anti-inflammatory agent for the treatment of dermatological conditions.

[Shortening of betadexamethasone : beta- + dexamethasone.]
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betamethasone

n betametasona
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Coetzee Louise Rolene: The relationship between students academic self concept, motivation & academic achievement at the University of the free state; University of South Africa, June 2011
Rolene Humphrey, age 89, of New Iberia, Louisiana, formerly of Harrisburg, passed away at 3:08 p.m., Monday, June 4, 2018 at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
In the case of South Africa, its candidates prefer Miss Universe, although Rolene Strauss won Miss World 2014, after the reign of Miss World 2013 Megan Young of the Philippines.
The 23-year-old professional model was handed her glittering crown by the reigning Miss World 2014, Rolene Strauss of South Africa.
We have seen some extraordinary ladies who have proven their detractors wrong, as we prepare to bid farewell to the stunning Miss World 2014, Rolene Strauss of South Africa and welcome a new Miss World winner.
(Left) Miss World 1994 and Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is accompanied on stage by her husband Abhishek Bachchan, daughter Aaradhya and mother Brinda Rai at the felicitation ceremony; (above) Miss World 2013 Megan Young crowns South African beauty Rolene Strauss, a medical student, as Miss World 2014 at the Excel London ICC Auditorium on Sunday.
LONDON -- South Africa's Rolene Strauss has been named the winner of the Miss World 2014 competition in a London finale televised in many parts of the world.
And while Rory McIlroy is a short-price (1/2 generally) to become golf's third winner of the BBC award - only a petrolheads campaign for Lewis Hamilton (15/8) can surely beat him - the (wandering) Eye notes the Miss World market is much more open, with South Africa's Rolene Strauss a 9/4 favourite (Betfred).
I have no idea how bookmakers can make any contestant a favourite in this competition, but, for reasons unknown, Rolene Strauss, of South Africa, is the 9-4 jolly, with Miss India next best at 6-1.
With just a couple of rivulets of sweat snaking through her foundation, Rolene Strauss, 22, says: "I try to train at least five times a week and I always have my skipping rope with me.
Their children and their spouses are Rolene and Mike Brinkmeyer of Eugene; and Mark and Kim Sullivan of Albany.