adrenal cortex hormone

adrenal cortex hormone

[ə′drēn·əl ′kȯr·teks ′hȯr‚mōn]
(biochemistry)
Any of the steroids produced by the adrenal cortex. Also known as adrenocortical hormone; corticoid.
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The molecular basis of the reaction to chronic stress is the adrenal cortex hormones, as human hydrocortisone.