glucocorticoid love

Definitions

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

  • n. Any of a group of steroid hormones, such as cortisone, that are produced by the adrenal cortex, are involved in carbohydrate, protein, and fat metabolism, and have anti-inflammatory properties.

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  • n. Any of a group of steroid hormones, produced by the adrenal cortex, that are involved in metabolism and have anti-inflammatory properties.

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

  • n. a steroid hormone that is produced by the adrenal cortex of animals; affects functioning of gonads and has anti-inflammatory activity

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    August 14, 2008