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cor·ti·coid

 (kôr′tĭ-koid′)
n.
A corticosteroid.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.corticoid - a steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex or synthesizedcorticoid - 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"
sex hormone, steroid hormone, steroid - any hormone affecting the development and growth of sex organs
mineralocorticoid - hormone that is one of the steroids of the adrenal cortex that influences the metabolism of sodium and potassium
glucocorticoid - a steroid hormone that is produced by the adrenal cortex of animals; affects functioning of gonads and has anti-inflammatory activity
Cortef, cortisol, hydrocortisone, Hydrocortone - an adrenal-cortex hormone (trade names Hydrocortone or Cortef) that is active in carbohydrate and protein metabolism
cortisone, Cortone Acetate - a corticosteroid hormone (trade name Cortone Acetate) normally produced by the adrenal cortex; is converted to hydrocortisone
Decadron, dexamethasone, Dexamethasone Intensol, Dexone, Hexadrol, Oradexon - a corticosteroid drug (trade names Decadron or Dexamethasone Intensol or Dexone or Hexadrol or Oradexon) used to treat allergies or inflammation
Aldactone, spironolactone - a synthetic corticosteroid (trade name Aldactone) used to treat hypertension
Aristocort, Aristopak, Kenalog, triamcinolone - a synthetic corticosteroid (trade names Aristocort or Aristopak or Kenalog) used as an anti-inflammatory agent
Translations

cor·ti·coid

n. corticoide, corticoesteroide, esteroide producido por la corteza suprarrenal.
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In animal studies, different stressors or corticoid injections decrease the expression of BDNF in the hippocampus and prefrontal cortex, brain areas related to mood disorders.
The evaluation was based on a questionnaire where the non-hospitalized subjects also declared that they did not carried any infectious diseases at the time of sampling nor in the preceding month; they also declared that they did not have any underlying diseases, they had not been submitted to antibiotic and corticoid therapy in the six months previous to evaluation, and had no contact with hospitalized patients who participated in this study.
Adrenocorticotropin Hormone (ACTH) is involved in regulating the secretion of corticoid hormones through the adrenocortical glands.
Fecal corticoid monitoring in whooping cranes (Grus americana) undergoing reintroduction.
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The patient's weight recovered fast, after starting the use of corticoid. If this treatment is not efficient, other drugs could be employed, such as tamoxifen [2].
With the beginning of these symptoms, she was initially treated at another hospital for epicondylitis with physiotherapy, rest, and 2 corticoid injections without remission of symptoms.
This will also replenish the relative gluco corticoid insufficiency as a response to release of inflammatory cytokines as seen in cases of RA.
Four of the five patients developed definite infection before corticoid usage, and subsequent infection control was insufficient, which directly led to death.
San Antonio, TX, April 30, 2017 --(PR.com)-- The company's team has years of experience in responding to bed bug issues and they're now explaining how to first wash the bite area and then apply corticoid cream to the bite to prevent itching and promote healing.
It is speculated that functional changes occur in the hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian axis of these patients and that these changes lead to increased progesterone and/or 17-hydroxyprogesterone (17-OHP), androgens, 5-[alpha] reductase expression in the ovaries and/or directly lead to an increase in corticoid production.
Her stature was very short (about 1.20 cm); she had not received GH replacement therapy nor thyroid, gonadal, or corticoid replacements.