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cortinarius mutabilis | cortinarius semisanguineus | cortinarius subfoetidus | cortinarius violaceus | cortisol | cortisone | cortland | cortone acetate | corundom | corundum | coruscant

cortisone

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Noun
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cor=ti=sone

CIDE DICTIONARY

cortisonen. 
     a corticosteroid hormone (C21H28O5) produced by the adrenal cortex. It is used in medicine as an antiinflammatory agent.  [WordNet 1.5]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

cortisone, n. Biochem. a steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex or synthetically, used medicinally esp. against inflammation and allergy.

Etymology
Chem. name 17-hydroxy-11-dehydro cortico ster one

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