mineralocorticoid

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

Definition of mineralocorticoid

  1. :  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

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

Medical Definition of mineralocorticoid

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


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