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cor·ti·sone

 (kôr′tĭ-sōn′, -zōn′)
n.
A naturally occurring corticosteroid, C21H28O5, that is converted in the body to cortisol. It is used in synthetic form as a drug, especially to treat adrenal insufficiency, certain allergies, and inflammation, as from rheumatoid arthritis.

[Shortening of corticosterone.]

cortisone

(ˈkɔːtɪˌsəʊn; -ˌzəʊn)
n
(Pharmacology) a glucocorticoid hormone, the synthetic form of which has been used in treating rheumatoid arthritis, allergic and skin diseases, leukaemia, etc; 17-hydroxy-11-dehydrocorticosterone. Formula: C21H28O5
[C20: shortened from corticosterone]

cor•ti•sone

(ˈkɔr təˌzoʊn, -ˌsoʊn)

n.
a corticosteroid, C21H28O5, used chiefly in the treatment of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases and certain cancers.
[1949; shortening of corticosterone]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cortisone - a corticosteroid hormone (trade name Cortone Acetate) normally produced by the adrenal cortex; is converted to hydrocortisone
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"
ketosteroid - a steroid containing a ketone group
Translations
kortizon
kortisoni

cortisone

[ˈkɔːtɪzəʊn] Ncortisona f

cortisone

[ˈkɔːrtɪsəʊn ˈkɔːrtɪzəʊn] ncortisone f

cortisone

nKortison nt, → Cortison nt

cortisone

[ˈkɔːtɪˌzəʊn] ncortisone m

cor·ti·sone

n. cortisona, esteroide glucogénico derivado del cortisol o producido sintéticamente.

cortisone

n cortisona
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2) If a patient has had several cortisone shots to relieve pain, is there any reason they should not try this GEL injection?
As the condition worsened, during the year before my surgery, I opted for cortisone injections.
The first steroid medication, cortisone, earned the reputation of a "miracle drug" more than 60 years ago when it was found to be effective in treating rheumatoid arthritis.
Cushing's disease in dogs is named after Harvey Williams Cushing, a neurosurgeon who identified the illness in people due to an excess of cortisone. You may also see the disease listed as hyperadrenocorticism.
The world No.22 (left) missed the cut at the BMW PGA after taking a cortisone injection in his damaged wrist.
There is evidence for an increased cortisol production rate with decreased renal 11 [beta]-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase 2 activity and flattening of early-morning peak cortisol and cortisone in overweight or obese children.
My doctor wants me to get a sonogram-guided injection of cortisone to reduce the inflammation surrounding my os trigonum, a pea-sized extra bone in the back of my ankle.
Introduction: 11-beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase-1 (11bHSD1) is an enzyme that converts the inactive cortisone into active cortisol.
Intracellular regeneration of active steroids cortisol from cortisone (in humans) and corticosterone from 11-dehydrocorticosterone (in rodents) is achieved through 11[beta]-HSD type 1 (11[beta]-HSD1), a lower-affinity NADP(H)-dependent enzyme that acts as oxoreductase in tissues with high sensitivity to glucocorticoids [7].
Singh has been recommended surgery on his troublesome shoulder, but he is not keen on going under the knife and for the time being was happy using cortisone injections to keep the inflammation in check.
Treatment after this long is usually by cortisone injection to reduce the size and scarring of the nerve.
"Ribery does not have, to his knowledge, a fear of needles...he only refused the cortisone injection that had been suggested in France.