triamcinolone

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

Definition of triamcinolone

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

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Origin and Etymology of triamcinolone

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


Medical Dictionary

triamcinolone

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

medical Definition of triamcinolone

: 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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