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mineralocorticoid

mineralocorticoid

noun min·er·al·o·cor·ti·coid \ˌmin-rə-lō-ˈkr-tə-ˌkid, ˌmi-nə-\

Definition of MINERALOCORTICOID

:  a corticosteroid (as aldosterone) that affects chiefly the electrolyte and fluid balance in the body — compare glucocorticoid

First Known Use of MINERALOCORTICOID

1946

mineralocorticoid

noun min·er·al·o·cor·ti·coid \ˌmin(-ə)-rə-lō-ˈkrt-ə-ˌkid\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MINERALOCORTICOID

:  a corticosteroid (as aldosterone) that affects chiefly the electrolyte and fluid balance in the body—compare glucocorticoid

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