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fludrocortisone

noun flu·dro·cor·ti·sone \ ˌflü-drō-ˈkȯrt-ə-ˌsōn, -ˌzōn \

medical Definition of fludrocortisone

:a potent mineralocorticoid drug that is derived from cortisol, possesses some glucocorticoid activity, and is administered in the form of its acetate C23H31FO6 to treat adrenocortical insufficiency

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