Cortone Acetate

Definitions of Cortone Acetate
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n a corticosteroid hormone (trade name Cortone Acetate) normally produced by the adrenal cortex; is converted to hydrocortisone

Synonyms:
cortisone
Type of:
adrenal cortical steroid, corticoid, corticosteroid
a steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex or synthesized; administered as drugs they reduce swelling and decrease the body's immune response
ketosteroid
a steroid containing a ketone group

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