betamethasone

noun

be·​ta·​meth·​a·​sone -ˈmeth-ə-ˌzōn How to pronounce betamethasone (audio) -ˌsōn How to pronounce betamethasone (audio)
: a potent glucocorticoid C22H29FO5 that is isomeric with dexamethasone and has potent anti-inflammatory activity

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“Betamethasone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/betamethasone. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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