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Cortone Acetate

Definitions of Cortone Acetate
  1. noun
    a corticosteroid hormone (trade name Cortone Acetate) normally produced by the adrenal cortex; is converted to hydrocortisone
    synonyms: cortisone
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    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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