adrenocorticosteroid


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adrenocorticosteroid

[ə¦drē·nō‚kȯrd·ə·kō′stir‚ȯid]
(biochemistry)
A steroid that is obtained from the adrenal cortex.
A steroid that resembles adrenal cortex steroids or has physiological effects like them.
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These physical responses are part of an interactive feedback loop that releases stress hormones such as norepinephrine, adrenocorticosteroid hormone, and cortisol when persons experience stress.
Animal studies have shown that TBI is associated with hippocampal damage in CA3, DG, and, to a lesser degree, CA1 [200] and that although the mechanisms leading to hippocampal damage in TBI are complex, it is partially mediated by posttraumatically increased adrenal steroids and altered adrenocorticosteroid receptor properties in those subfields [201-202].
Adrenocorticosteroid treatment of hydrocarbon pneumonia in children--a cooperative study.
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