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corticoid (n.)

"steroid isolated from the adrenal cortex," 1941, from cortico-, combining form of Latin cortex (genitive corticis) "bark of a tree," in modern anatomy applied to enveloping parts or surfaces (see corium).

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Definitions of corticoid from WordNet

corticoid (n.)
a steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex or synthesized; administered as drugs they reduce swelling and decrease the body's immune response;
Synonyms: corticosteroid / adrenal cortical steroid
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