adrenal corticoid

adrenal corticoid
부신피질호르몬, 부신겉질호르몬

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  • corticoid — n. a steroid compound produced by the adrenal cortex, or a synthetic analog of such a compound. Syn: corticosteroid. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • corticoid — [kôr′ti koid΄] n. CORTICOSTEROID * * * cor·ti·coid (kôrʹtĭ koid ) n. A corticosteroid. * * * ▪ chemical compound       any of a group of more than 40 organic compounds belonging to the steroid family and present in the cortex of the adrenal… …   Universalium

  • adrenal cortical steroid — noun 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 • Syn: ↑corticosteroid …   Useful english dictionary

  • corticoid — noun 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 • Syn: ↑corticosteroid …   Useful english dictionary

  • corticoid — 1. Having an action similar to that of a hormone of the adrenal cortex. 2. Any substance exhibiting this action. 3. SYN: corticosteroid. * * * cor·ti·coid kȯrt i .kȯid n CORTICOSTEROID …   Medical dictionary

  • corticoid — /ˈkɔtəkɔɪd/ (say kawtuhkoyd) noun a steroid hormone produced naturally by the adrenal cortex or artificially by synthesising it; with many medical uses, such as reducing swelling and reducing immune system responses …  

  • Corticosteroid — Any of the steroid hormones made by the cortex (outer layer) of the adrenal gland. Cortisol is a corticosteroid. * * * A steroid produced by the adrenal cortex ( i.e., adrenal corticoid); a corticoid containing a steroid. SYN: adrenocorticoid,… …   Medical dictionary

  • glucocorticotrophic — Denoting a principle postulated to be present in the anterior hypophysis, that stimulates the production of glucocorticoid hormones of the adrenal cortex; no hormone exerting only this effect has been identified, but ACTH does stimulate adrenal …   Medical dictionary

  • corticosteroid — corticoid; n. any steroid hormone synthesized by the adrenal cortex. There are two main groups of corticosteroids. The glucocorticoids (e.g. cortisol, cortisone, and corticosterone) are essential for the utilization of carbohydrate, fat, and… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • hormone — hormonal, hormonic /hawr mon ik, moh nik/, adj. /hawr mohn/, n. 1. Biochem. any of various internally secreted compounds, as insulin or thyroxine, formed in endocrine glands, that affect the functions of specifically receptive organs or tissues… …   Universalium

  • Critical illness-related corticosteroid insufficiency — (CIRCI) is a form of adrenal insufficiency in critically ill patients who have blood corticosteroid levels which are inadequate for the severe stress response they experience. Combined with decreased glucocorticoid receptor sensitivity and tissue …   Wikipedia

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