from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A corticosteroid, C24H31FO6, administered by inhalation to treat asthma and nasally to treat allergies.
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- noun A
corticosteroidoften used to treat allergic rhinitis.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[flu(oro)– + (pred)nisol(one) + –ide.]
Examples of inhaled corticosteroids include beclomethasone dipropionate, triamcinolone acetonide, fluticasone, budesonide, mometasone furoate and flunisolide.