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Noun: hydrocortisone  ,hI-dru'kor-ti,sown
  1. An adrenal-cortex hormone (trade names Hydrocortone or Cortef) that is active in carbohydrate and protein metabolism
    - cortisol, Hydrocortone, Cortef

Derived forms: hydrocortisones

Type of: adrenal cortical steroid, corticoid, corticosteroid

Encyclopedia: Hydrocortisone