Medical Dictionary


noun cor·ti·co·ste·roid
\ˌkrt-i-kō-ˈsti(ə)r-ˌid also -ˈste(ə)r-\

Medical Definition of CORTICOSTEROID

:  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


July 06, 2015
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