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, in the meaning defined above

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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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