adrenocorticosteroid

noun ad·re·no·cor·ti·co·ste·roid \ -ˌkȯr-ti-kō-ˈstir-ˌȯid also -ˈster- \

Definition of adrenocorticosteroid

: a steroid obtained from, resembling, or having physiological effects like those of the adrenal cortex

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adrenocorticosteroid

noun ad·re·no·cor·ti·co·ste·roid \ -ˈsti(ə)r-ˌȯid, -ˈste(ə)r- \

medical Definition of adrenocorticosteroid

: a steroid hormone (as cortisone or aldosterone) obtained from, resembling, or having physiological effects like those of the adrenal cortex : corticosteroid

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