CORTICOSTERONE

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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."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "CORTICOSTERONE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/corticosterone/ (accessed July 7, 2022).

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