methylprednisolone meth·yl·pred·nis·o·lone (měth’əl-prěd-nĭs’ə-lōn’)
An anti-inflammatory steroid administered to children and adolescents to relieve the pain induced by sickle cell anemia.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless, slightly water-soluble liquid, C 5 H 1 0 O, used chiefly as a solvent, especially in lacquers.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a water-insoluble solid occurring as a dark-red powder or violet crystals, C 1 5 H 1 5 N 3 O 2 , used chiefly as an acid-base indicator.
[meth-uh l-roh-zan-uh-lin, -lahyn, meth-] /ˈmɛθ əl roʊˈzæn ə lɪn, -ˌlaɪn, ˌmɛθ-/ noun 1. .
noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless, water-soluble liquid, C 8 H 8 O 3 , produced synthetically or by maceration and subsequent distillation from birch or gaultheria: used chiefly in perfumery and flavoring, and in medicine as a counterirritant in external preparations.