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cor·ti·sol(kôr′tĭ-sôl′, -zôl′, -sōl′, -zōl′)
A steroid hormone, C21H30O5, produced by the adrenal cortex, that regulates carbohydrate metabolism, maintains blood pressure, and is released in response to stress; hydrocortisone.
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(Biochemistry) another name for hydrocortisone
[C20: from cortis(one) + -ol2]
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cor•ti•sol(ˈkɔr təˌsɔl, -ˌsoʊl)
one of several steroid hormones produced by the adrenal cortex and resembling cortisone in its action.
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|Noun||1.||cortisol - an adrenal-cortex hormone (trade names Hydrocortone or Cortef) that is active in carbohydrate and protein metabolism|
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n. cortisol, hormona secretada por la corteza suprarrenal.
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cortisoln cortisol m
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