1. cortisone

noun. ['ˈkɔrtəˌzoʊn'] a corticosteroid hormone (trade name Cortone Acetate) normally produced by the adrenal cortex; is converted to hydrocortisone.


  • ketosteroid
  • Cortone Acetate
  • corticosteroid
  • corticoid

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Rhymes with Cortisone

  • corazon
  • ozone

Sentences with cortisone

1. Noun, singular or mass
Monitor the injection site for the first 24 hours after receiving a cortisone shot, as infection is possible.

2. Adjective
Although cortisone shots can be very powerful, they do come with some immediate and long-term side effects.