cor·ti·co·ste·roid noun \ˌkȯr-ti-kō-ˈstir-ˌȯid also -ˈster-\
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cor·ti·co·ste·roid noun \ˌkȯrt-i-kō-ˈsti(ə)r-ˌȯid also -ˈste(ə)r-\ (Medical Dictionary)
: any of various adrenal-cortex steroids (as corticosterone, cortisone, and aldosterone) that are divided on the basis of their major biological activity into glucocorticoids and mineralocorticoids
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