corticosteroid

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corticosteroid

[¦kȯrd·ə‚kō′stir‚ȯid]
(biochemistry)
Any steroid hormone secreted by the adrenal cortex of vertebrates.
Any steroid with properties of an adrenal cortex steroid.
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