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A steroid produced by the adrenal cortex (that is, adrenal corticoid); a corticoid containing a steroid.
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An extract of the adrenal cortex containing a mixture of hormones.
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cortin(kor′tĭn) [L. cortex, rind]
An extract of the cortex of the adrenal gland; contains a mixture of the active steroid agents such as corticosterone.
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