Adrenal cortex injection | definition of adrenal cortex injection by Medical dictionary
adrenal cortex injection
adrenal cortex injection An obsolete therapeutic modality consisting of the injection of a crude water-soluble extract of adrenal cortical tissues, long since supplanted by a wide range of specific synthetic corticosteroids
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During March-April 1996, a physician in the Denver area administered intra-muscular injections of a preparation labeled "adrenal cortex injection
" to 69 patients in Colorado as part of a weight-loss regimen.