adrenocorticoid

noun
ad·​re·​no·​cor·​ti·​coid | \ -ˌkȯid How to pronounce adrenocorticoid (audio) \

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

Other Words from adrenocorticoid

adrenocorticoid adjective
adrenocorticoid hormones

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“Adrenocorticoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/adrenocorticoid. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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