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Definitions and Synonyms of adrenal cortical steroid | Another word for adrenal cortical steroid | What is adrenal cortical steroid?

Definition 1: a steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex or synthesized; administered as drugs they reduce swelling and decrease the body's immune response - [noun denoting substance]

Samples where adrenal cortical steroid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • adrenal cortical steroids are used to treat many different conditions

Synonyms for adrenal cortical steroid in the sense of this definition

(adrenal cortical steroid is a kind of ...) any hormone affecting the development and growth of sex organs

(... is a kind of adrenal cortical steroid ) hormone that is one of the steroids of the adrenal cortex that influences the metabolism of sodium and potassium

(... is a kind of adrenal cortical steroid ) a steroid hormone that is produced by the adrenal cortex of animals; affects functioning of gonads and has anti-inflammatory activity

(... is a kind of adrenal cortical steroid ) an adrenal-cortex hormone (trade names Hydrocortone or Cortef) that is active in carbohydrate and protein metabolism

(... is a kind of adrenal cortical steroid ) a corticosteroid hormone (trade name Cortone Acetate) normally produced by the adrenal cortex; is converted to hydrocortisone

(... is a kind of adrenal cortical steroid ) a corticosteroid drug (trade names Decadron or Dexamethasone Intensol or Dexone or Hexadrol or Oradexon) used to treat allergies or inflammation

(... is a kind of adrenal cortical steroid ) a synthetic corticosteroid (trade name Aldactone) used to treat hypertension

(... is a kind of adrenal cortical steroid ) a synthetic corticosteroid (trade names Aristocort or Aristopak or Kenalog) used as an anti-inflammatory agent

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