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corticosterone

 [kor″tĭ-kos´tĕ-rōn]
a steroid hormone of the adrenal cortex; it affects carbohydrate, potassium, and sodium metabolism. It is usually classified as a glucocorticoid, but it also has slight mineralocorticoid activity.

cor·ti·cos·ter·one

(kōr'ti-kos'ter-ōn),
A corticosteroid that induces some deposition of glycogen in the liver, sodium conservation, and potassium excretion; the principal glucocortoid in the rat.

corticosterone

/cor·ti·cos·ter·one/ (kor″tĭ-kos´ter-ōn) a natural corticoid with moderate glucocorticoid activity, some mineralocorticoid activity, and actions similar to cortisol except that it is not antiinflammatory.

corticosterone

(kôr′tĭ-kŏs′tə-rōn′)
n.
A corticosteroid, C21H30O4, that is secreted into the bloodstream by the adrenal cortex in response to stress and stimulates many metabolic pathways, such as the production of glucose.

cor·ti·cos·ter·one

(kōr'ti-kos'tĕr-ōn)
A corticosteroid that induces some deposition of glycogen in the liver, sodium conservation, and potassium excretion; the principal glucocortoid in the rat.

cor·ti·cos·ter·one

(kōr'ti-kos'tĕr-ōn)
A corticosteroid that induces some deposition of glycogen in the liver, sodium conservation, and potassium excretion.

corticosterone (Kendall's compound B) (kôr´tikōstir´ōn, kôr´tikos´tərōn),

n an adrenal corticosteroid hormone necessary for the maintenance of life in adrenalectomized animals; protects against stress, influences muscular efficiency, and influences carbohydrate and electrolyte metabolism.

corticosterone

a steroid hormone of the adrenal cortex; it is usually classified as a glucocorticoid, but it also has slight mineralocorticoid activity.
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