adrenocorticoid

noun

ad·​re·​no·​cor·​ti·​coid -ˌkȯid How to pronounce adrenocorticoid (audio)
: 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)
adrenocorticoid adjective
adrenocorticoid hormones

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“Adrenocorticoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/adrenocorticoid. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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