Synonyms and Antonyms for adrenal-cortical-steroid

1. adrenal cortical steroid (n.)

a steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex or synthesized; administered as drugs they reduce swelling and decrease the body's immune response

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2. cortical (adj.)

of or relating to a cortex

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3. steroid (n.)

any of several fat-soluble organic compounds having as a basis 17 carbon atoms in four rings; many have important physiological effects

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4. adrenal (adj.)

of or pertaining to the adrenal glands or their secretions

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5. adrenal (adj.)

near the kidneys

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6. adrenal (n.)

either of a pair of complex endocrine glands situated near the kidney

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