[kawr-tuh-sawl, -sohl] /ˈkɔr təˌsɔl, -ˌsoʊl/
Biochemistry. one of several steroid hormones produced by the adrenal cortex and resembling in its action.
another name for hydrocortisone
hydrocortisone, 1953, from cortisone + -ol.
cortisol cor·ti·sol (kôr’tĭ-sôl’, -zôl’, -sōl’, -zōl’)
The principal steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex. It regulates carbohydrate metabolism and the immune system and maintains blood pressure. When natural or synthetic cortisol is used as a pharmaceutical, it is known as hydrocortisone.
[kawr-tuh-zohn, -sohn] /ˈkɔr təˌzoʊn, -ˌsoʊn/ noun 1. Biochemistry. a steroid hormone of the adrenal cortex, C 21 H 28 O 5 , active in carbohydrate and protein metabolism. 2. Pharmacology. a commercial form of this compound, obtained by extraction from the adrenal glands of certain domesticated animals or produced synthetically, used chiefly in the treatment […]
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