mineralocorticoid

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

Definition of mineralocorticoid

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

First Known Use of mineralocorticoid

1946

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mineralocorticoid

noun min·er·al·o·cor·ti·coid \ ˌmin(-ə)-rə-lō-ˈkȯrt-ə-ˌkȯid \

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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