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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: methylxanthine
Previous Word in the Dictionary: methylphenidate
All Words Near: methylprednisolone

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up methylprednisolone? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More