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glu•co•cor•ti•coid



Pronunciation: (glOO"kō-kôr'ti-koid"), [key]
n. Biochem.
any of a class of steroid hormones that are synthesized by the adrenal cortex of vertebrates and have anti-inflammatory activity.

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glucochloroseglucogenesis
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