adrenocorticosteroid


ad·re·no·cor·ti·co·ste·roid

noun \-ˌkr-ti-kō-ˈstir-ˌid also -ˈster-\

Definition of ADRENOCORTICOSTEROID

:  a steroid obtained from, resembling, or having physiological effects like those of the adrenal cortex

First Known Use of ADRENOCORTICOSTEROID

1960

ad·re·no·cor·ti·co·ste·roid

noun \-ˈsti(ə)r-ˌid, -ˈste(ə)r-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ADRENOCORTICOSTEROID

: a steroid (as cortisone or cortisol) obtained from, resembling, or having physiological effects like those of hormones of the adrenal cortex

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