fludrocortisone

noun

flu·​dro·​cor·​ti·​sone ˌflü-drō-ˈkȯrt-ə-ˌsōn, -ˌzōn How to pronounce fludrocortisone (audio)
: 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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“Fludrocortisone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/fludrocortisone. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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