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hy•dro•cor•ti•sone



Pronunciation: (hī"dru-kôr'tu-zōn", -sōn"), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/hydrocortisone.html on line 75 [key]
n.
1. Biochem.a steroid hormone, C21H30O5, of the adrenal cortex, active in carbohydrate and protein metabolism.
2. Pharm.Also called cortisol. a powerful anti-inflammatory drug, C21H30O5, used in the treatment of shock, allergies, certain forms of arthritis, and other conditions.

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