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Categories: Endocrinology, Hormones, Steroids, All articles containing potentially dated statements, Medicine articles needing expert attention
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corticosteroid  corticoid  adrenal cortical steroid  Adrenal cortical steroids  Adrenocortical steroid
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A steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex or synthesized; administered as drugs they reduce swelling and decrease the body's immune response WordNet 3.0
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A steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex or synthesized; administered as drugs they reduce swelling and decrease the body's immune response WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
Corticosteroids are a class of steroid hormones that are produced in the adrenal cortex of vertebrates, as well as the synthetic analogues of these hormones. Wikipedia
Class of steroid hormones, including both natural and artificial compounds Wikidata
Any substance (especially a drug) whose action is similar to that of a hormone of the adrenal cortex. Wiktionary
Any of a group of steroid hormones, secreted by the adrenal cortex, that are involved in a large range of physiological systems. Wiktionary
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Adrenal cortical steroids are used to treat many different conditions WordNet 3.0