noun. ['ˈkɔrtɪˌsɔl'] an adrenal-cortex hormone (trade names Hydrocortone or Cortef) that is active in carbohydrate and protein metabolism.
Words that Rhyme with Cortisol
Example sentences of the word cortisol
1. Noun, singular or mass
Increased levels of cortisol may also cause an increase in your appetite and your cravings for high-calorie junk food.
2. Verb, past participle
The first is cortisol, a hormone responsible for stress.
Sleep deprivation leads to excess cortisol production, which ages the skin more quickly.