Medical Dictionary

adrenocorticoid

noun ad·re·no·cor·ti·coid \ -ˌkȯid \

medical Definition of adrenocorticoid

:adrenocorticosteroid
  • Cortisone, the major drug among a class of steroids called adrenocorticoids, could keep the arthritis at bay only for limited periods.
  • —David Shook, The Record (Bergen County, New Jersey)2 Jan. 2000

adrenocorticoid

adjective
    • adrenocorticoid hormones

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