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corticoid

 [kor´tĭ-koid]
corticosteroid, a hormone of the adrenal cortex, or other natural or synthetic compound with similar activity.

cor·ti·coid

(kōr'ti-koyd),
1. Having an action similar to that of a hormone of the adrenal cortex.
2. Any substance exhibiting this action.
3. Synonym(s): corticosteroid
Synonym(s): glucocorticoid (3)

corticoid

/cor·ti·coid/ (kor´tĭ-koid) corticosteroid.

corticoid

(kôr′tĭ-koid′)
n.
A corticosteroid.

cor·ti·coid

(kōr'ti-koyd)
1. Having an action similar to that of a hormone of the cortex of the suprarenal gland.
2. Any substance exhibiting this action.
3. Synonym(s): corticosteroid.

corticoid

An informal term for any steroid produced by the adrenal cortex. A corticosteroid.

cor·ti·coid

(kōr'ti-koyd)
1. Having an action similar to that of a hormone of the cortex of the suprarenal gland.
2. Synonym(s): glucocorticoid (3) .

corticoid

corticosteroid; a hormone of the adrenal cortex, or other natural or synthetic compound with similar activity.

Patient discussion about corticoid

Q. I received a corticosteroid injection in my left knne th A.M. Knee is all stiff & swollen. Is this normal?

A. actually you might have already had an arthritis in your knee before, then your doctor injected you with a corticosteroid into the affected joint. usually you will feel better (less pain) in your affected joint. if the symptoms don't improve then I suggest you to go see your specialist for further advise and treatment.

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