prednisolone

noun pred·nis·o·lone \ pred-ˈni-sə-ˌlōn \

Definition of prednisolone

:a glucocorticoid C21H28O5 that is a dehydrogenated analog of cortisol and is used especially as an anti-inflammatory drug

Origin and Etymology of prednisolone

blend of prednisone and 1-ol


Medical Dictionary

prednisolone

noun pred·nis·o·lone \ pred-ˈnis-ə-ˌlōn \

medical Definition of prednisolone

:a glucocorticoid C21H28O5 that is a dehydrogenated analog of cortisol and is used often in the form of an ester or methyl derivative especially as an anti-inflammatory drug in the treatment of arthritis

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