Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A synthetic glucocorticoid, C22H29FO5, that occurs as a white crystalline powder and is used as a topical anti-inflammatory agent for the treatment of dermatological conditions.

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  • n. A synthetic glucocorticoid used as a topical anti-inflammatory

Etymologies

beta + meth(yl) + (predni)s(ol)one.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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