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Orasone

Definitions of Orasone
  1. noun
    a dehydrogenated analogue of cortisol (trade names Orasone or Deltasone or Liquid Pred or Meticorten); used as an anti-inflammatory drug in the treatment of arthritis and as an immunosuppressant
    synonyms: Deltasone, Liquid Pred, Meticorten, prednisone
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    type of:
    anti-inflammatory, anti-inflammatory drug
    a medicine intended to reduce inflammation
    glucocorticoid
    a steroid hormone that is produced by the adrenal cortex of animals; affects functioning of gonads and has anti-inflammatory activity
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