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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]
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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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Cortisol-binding globulin (CBG) was measured in the nonpregnant and pregnant female cohorts using a commercial ELISA in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions (Biovendor).
23) On the other hand, the serum cortisol is largely 90% bound to albumin and cortisol-binding globulin, underscoring the difficulties of interpreting the results especially in hypoalbuminemic patients.
Once synthesized in various glands (ovary, testis, and adrenal) and tissues (liver, adipose), these steroids are released into the bloodstream, where they are rendered more soluble by binding nonspecifically to proteins such as albumin, or more specifically and tightly to sex hormone-binding globulin (binds estrogens and androgens) and cortisol-binding globulin (binds progesterone and cortisol).