[hahy-druh-kawr-tuh-zohn, -sohn] /ˌhaɪ drəˈkɔr təˌzoʊn, -ˌsoʊn/
Biochemistry. a steroid hormone, C 21 H 30 O 5 , of the adrenal cortex, active in carbohydrate and protein metabolism.
Pharmacology.. Also called cortisol. a powerful anti-inflammatory drug, C 21 H 30 O 5 , used in the treatment of shock, allergies, certain forms of arthritis, and other conditions.
the principal glucocorticoid secreted by the adrenal cortex; 17-hydroxycorticosterone. The synthesized form is used mainly in treating rheumatic, allergic, and inflammatory disorders. Formula: C21H30O5 Also called cortisol
hydrocortisone hy·dro·cor·ti·sone (hī’drə-kôr’tĭ-sōn’, -zōn’)
A preparation of the hormone cortisol that is obtained naturally or produced synthetically and is used widely in the treatment of inflammatory conditions and allergies.
[hahy-druh-krak] /ˈhaɪ drəˌkræk/ verb (used with object) 1. to crack (petroleum or the like) in the presence of hydrogen.
[hahy-druh-krak-er] /ˈhaɪ drəˌkræk ər/ noun 1. a high-pressure processing unit used for .
[hahy-druh-krak-ing] /ˈhaɪ drəˌkræk ɪŋ/ noun 1. the of petroleum or the like in the presence of hydrogen. [hahy-druh-krak] /ˈhaɪ drəˌkræk/ verb (used with object) 1. to crack (petroleum or the like) in the presence of hydrogen. hydrocracking (hī’drə-krāk’ĭng) A process by which the hydrocarbon molecules of petroleum are broken into simpler molecules, as of gasoline […]
[hahy-droh-sahy-an-ik] /ˌhaɪ droʊ saɪˈæn ɪk/ adjective 1. of or derived from .