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corticoid

 [kor´tĭ-koid]
corticosteroid, a hormone of the adrenal cortex, or other natural or synthetic compound with similar activity.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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)
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corticoid

(kôr′tĭ-koid′)
n.
A corticosteroid.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

corticoid

An informal term for any steroid produced by the adrenal cortex. A corticosteroid.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

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) .
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

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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Morais, "Annual pattern of fecal corticoid excretion in captive Red-tailed parrots (Amazona brasiliensis)," Journal of Comparative Physiology B, vol.
of animals 9 9 Blood corpuscles White blood cell (K/[micro]L) 7.29 8.50 Red blood cell (M/[micro]L) 7.00 7.19 Hemoglobin (g/dL) 11.03 (y) 13.03 (x) Hematocrit (mg/mL) 292 (y) 353 (x) Platelets ([10.sup.3]/[mm.sup.3]) 339 325 Plasma chemical compositions Total protein (g/dL) 3.10 3.83 Albumin (g/dL) 3.77 (y) 3.93 (x,y) Calcium (U/L) 9.53 9.10 Phosphorus (mg/dL) 8.00 7.57 Non-esterified fatty acid (ueq/L) 0.18 (x) 0.11 (x,y) Blood urea nitrogen (mg/dL) 12.33 15.00 Corticoid (ng/dL) 3.99 1.96 Treatment (1) Item Treatment 2 SEM No.
The lack of administration of an antenatal corticoid is a risk factor for CPAP failure (20,21).
In the United States, because of usage patterns, at least 90% of cases of corticoid allergy involve Group A, and most of those involve hydrocortisone.
It has a low survival rate, with mortality remaining at around 35 per cent at 6 months despite corticoid treatment, the current standard of care for the condition.
It blocks aldosterone by selectively binding to mineral corticoid receptors.
Fifty patients treated with H15 over 4 years displayed increased bone density, as measured by Q-CT and significantly diminished motility pain after having stopped corticoid treatment (Bouhmidi-Boumaris, Z.
[Neurologic side effects of pharmacologic corticoid therapy].
Also at the upper left are two regions that have been proposed as candidates for a homologue of mammalian prefrontal cortex--a collopallial region called the nidopallium caudolaterale (Waldmann and Gunturkun, 1993; Hartmann and Gunturkun, 1998; Diekamp et al., 2002; Lissek et al., 2002; Rose and Colombo, 2005) and a lemnopallial region called the dorsolateral corticoid area (Montagnese et al., 2003).