CORTICOSTEROID

noun. Just about any of the steroid chemicals generated by the adrenal cortex. Commonly referred to as adrenocorticoid or adrenosteroid.

CORTICOSTEROID: "Corticosterone is an organic corticosteroid."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CORTICOSTEROID," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/corticosteroid/ (accessed May 15, 2020).
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