corticosteroid

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Related to corticosteroid-binding globulin: Corticosteroid binding protein, Cortisol binding globulin

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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We measured total plasma cortisol, maximum corticosteroid-binding capacity (MCBC--a measure of the corticosteroid-binding globulin [CBG] capacity), and plasma testosterone plus dihydrotestosterone by the radioimmunoassay as described in Boonstra and Singleton (1993).
7] Nonstandard abbreviations: SHBG, sex hormone-binding globulin; BT, bioavallable testosterone; T, testosterone; DHEA, dehydroepiandrosterone; DHEAS, dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate; CBG, corticosteroid-binding globulin.
Transport of steroid hormones: interaction of 70 drugs with testosterone-binding globulin and corticosteroid-binding globulin in human plasma.

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