corticosterone love

Definitions

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

  • n. A corticosteroid, C21H30O4, that functions in the metabolism of carbohydrates and proteins.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A corticosteroid hormone, produced in the adrenal glands, involved in metabolism.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. any of several steroid compounds secreted by the adrenal cortex; they are involved in regulating water and electrolyte balance in the body.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. secreted by the adrenal cortex; involved in regulating water and electrolyte balance in the body

Etymologies

cortico- + ster(ol) + -one.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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