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Noun: adrenal cortical steroid
  1. A steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex or synthesized; administered as drugs they reduce swelling and decrease the body's immune response
    "adrenal cortical steroids are used to treat many different conditions";
    - corticosteroid, corticoid

Derived forms: adrenal cortical steroids

Type of: sex hormone, steroid, steroid hormone

Encyclopedia: Adrenal cortical steroid