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Noun: cortisone  'kor-ti,zown or 'kor-ti,sown
  1. A corticosteroid hormone (trade name Cortone Acetate) normally produced by the adrenal cortex; is converted to hydrocortisone
    - Cortone Acetate

Derived forms: cortisones

Type of: adrenal cortical steroid, corticoid, corticosteroid, ketosteroid

Encyclopedia: Cortisone