cortin

noun
cor·​tin | \ ˈkȯrt-ᵊn How to pronounce cortin (audio) \

Medical Definition of cortin

1 : the active principle of the adrenal cortex now known to consist of several hormones
2 : an aqueous hormone-containing extract of the adrenal cortex

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“Cortin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cortin. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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