methylprednisolone


meth·yl·pred·nis·o·lone

noun \-pred-ˈni-sə-ˌlōn\

Definition of METHYLPREDNISOLONE

:  a glucocorticoid C22H30O5 that is a derivative of prednisolone and is used as an anti-inflammatory agent; also :  any of several of its salts (as an acetate) used similarly

First Known Use of METHYLPREDNISOLONE

1957

meth·yl·pred·nis·o·lone

noun \-pred-ˈnis-ə-ˌlōn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of METHYLPREDNISOLONE

: a glucocorticoid C22H30O5 that is a derivative of prednisolone and is used as an anti-inflammatory agent; also : any of several of its salts (as an acetate) used similarly—see medrol

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