triamcinolone


tri·am·cin·o·lone

noun \ˌtrī-ˌam-ˈsi-nə-ˌlōn\

Definition of TRIAMCINOLONE

:  a glucocorticoid drug C21H27FO6 used chiefly in the form of its acetal or acetate derivatives especially in treating skin disorders, asthma, and allergic rhinitis

Origin of TRIAMCINOLONE

tri- + -amcin- (alteration of American Cyanimid Company) + 1-ol + -one
First Known Use: 1957

tri·am·cin·o·lone

noun \ˌtrī-ˌam-ˈsin-əl-ˌōn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TRIAMCINOLONE

: a glucocorticoid drug C21H27FO6 that is administered especially in the form of its acetal and acetate derivatives for its anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant effects and that is used chiefly in the treatment of skin disorders, asthma, and allergic rhinitis—see azmacort, kenacort, nasacort

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