fluocinolone acetonide

noun
flu·​o·​cin·​o·​lone ac·​e·​to·​nide | \ ˌflü-ə-ˈsi-nə-ˌlōn-ˌa-sə-ˈtō-ˌnīd How to pronounce fluocinolone acetonide (audio) \

Definition of fluocinolone acetonide

: a glucocorticoid steroid C24H30F2O6 used especially as an anti-inflammatory agent in the treatment of skin diseases

First Known Use of fluocinolone acetonide

1963, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fluocinolone acetonide

fluor- + -cinolone (as in triamcinolone)

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The first known use of fluocinolone acetonide was in 1963

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“Fluocinolone acetonide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fluocinolone%20acetonide. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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fluocinolone acetonide

noun
flu·​o·​cin·​o·​lone ac·​e·​to·​nide | \ ˌflü-ə-ˈsin-ᵊl-ˌōn- How to pronounce fluocinolone acetonide (audio) \

Medical Definition of fluocinolone acetonide

: a glucocorticoid steroid C24H30F2O6 used especially as an anti-inflammatory agent in the treatment of skin diseases

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