triamcinolone

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noun tri·am·cin·o·lone \ˌtrī-ˌam-ˈsi-nə-ˌlōn\

Definition of triamcinolone

  1. :  a glucocorticoid drug C21H27FO6 used chiefly in the form of its acetal or acetate derivatives especially in treating skin disorders, asthma, and allergic rhinitis

Origin and Etymology of triamcinolone

tri- + -amcin- (alteration of American Cyanimid Company) + 1-ol + -one


First Known Use: 1957


Medical Dictionary

triamcinolone

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noun tri·am·cin·o·lone \ˌtrī-ˌam-ˈsin-əl-ˌōn\

Medical Definition of triamcinolone

  1. :  a glucocorticoid drug C21H27FO6 that is administered especially in the form of its acetal and acetate derivatives for its anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant effects and that is used chiefly in the treatment of skin disorders, asthma, and allergic rhinitis—see azmacort, kenacort, nasacort


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