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corticotropin
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cortisol definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: an adrenal-cortex hormone (trade names Hydrocortone or Cortef) that is active in carbohydrate and protein metabolism [syn: hydrocortisone, cortisol, Hydrocortone, Cortef]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: cortisone + 1-ol Date: 1951 a glucocorticoid C21H30O5 produced by the adrenal cortex upon stimulation by ACTH that mediates various metabolic processes (as gluconeogenesis), has anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive properties, and whose levels in the blood may become elevated in response to physical or psychological stress called also hydrocortisone



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