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cor·ti·sol

 (kôr′tĭ-sôl′, -zôl′, -sōl′, -zōl′)
n.
A steroid hormone, C21H30O5, produced by the adrenal cortex, that regulates carbohydrate metabolism, maintains blood pressure, and is released in response to stress; hydrocortisone.

cortisol

(ˈkɔːtɪˌsɒl)
n
(Biochemistry) another name for hydrocortisone
[C20: from cortis(one) + -ol2]

cor•ti•sol

(ˈkɔr təˌsɔl, -ˌsoʊl)

n.
one of several steroid hormones produced by the adrenal cortex and resembling cortisone in its action.
[1950–55; cortis (one) + -ol1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cortisol - an adrenal-cortex hormone (trade names Hydrocortone or Cortef) that is active in carbohydrate and protein metabolism
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"
Translations
kortizol
Cortisol
cortisol
cortisolo
kortyzol

cor·ti·sol

n. cortisol, hormona secretada por la corteza suprarrenal.

cortisol

n cortisol m
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The use of salivary cortisol is very well established stress biomarker and hence can be used as a tool to measure stress level.
A study has recently found, pregnant women suffering from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have 10 times higher level of stress hormone cortisol, which may affect the health and longevity of the newborns.
Severe illness and stress activate the hypothalamic-pituitaryadrenal (HPA) axis and stimulate the release of corticotrophin (adrenocorticotropic hormone or ACTH) from the pituitary gland, which in turn increases the release of cortisol from adrenal cortex.
Introducao e objetivo: Este estudo teve como objetivo avaliar o cortisol salivar de praticantes de danca do ventre antes e apos a aula de danca para verificar se esta pratica auxilia no alivio do estresse.
A small study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) suggests that mutations in the gene CABLES1 may lead to Cushing syndrome, a rare disorder in which the body overproduces the stress hormone Cortisol.
In this research, annual changes of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH), thyroxine (T4), triiodothyronine (T3) and cortisol hormones were studied on 13 heads of 1.
Purpose: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the salivary cortisol and alpha amylase levels in response to long-distance running according performance variables as accumulated distance, total time and velocity of running in athletes.
By measuring the concentration of the hormone cortisol in individual strands of hair, researchers determined a person's ability to respond to stress, according to a study published Tuesday in the journal Metabolic Brain Disease.
One way stress inflicts its deadly damage is by raising cortisol levels.
The salivary cortisol measurement approach to evaluate the stress levels in horses as well as in human beings has commonly been used in previous studies (Van Der Kolk et al.
Objective: To determine the frequency of serum cortisol suppression in patients using 0.