noun. A corticosteroid hormone with glucocorticoid operatives which consist of managing the metabolism of fats, carbohydrates, and proteins, thereby converting them in energy for cells within the body.

CORTICOSTERONE: "Corticosterone is quite similar to cortisol, but lacks the ability to function as an anti-inflammatory."
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