mineralocorticoid

Definitions of mineralocorticoid
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n hormone that is one of the steroids of the adrenal cortex that influences the metabolism of sodium and potassium

Types:
aldosterone
a corticosteroid hormone that is secreted by the cortex of the adrenal gland; regulates salt (sodium and potassium) and water balance
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

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