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Search Results for: glucocorticoid

Glucocorticoid

Definition noun, plural: glucocorticoids Any of a group of corticosteroids involved in carbohydrate metabolism (e.g.... Read More

Corticosteroid

Definition noun, plural: corticosteroids A steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex, e.g. glucocorticoids and... Read More

Mineralocorticoid

Definition noun, plural: mineralocorticoids Any of a group of corticosteroids produced by the adrenal cortex that act on the... Read More

Steroid

Definition noun, plural: steroids Any of the group of fat-soluble organic compounds containing four rings arranged in a... Read More

Desoxycortone

Desoxycortone --> deoxycorticosterone 11-Deoxycorticosterone; 21-hydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione;an adrenocortical steroid,... Read More

Hypercorticoidism

Hypercorticoidism excessive secretion of one or more steroid hormones of the adrenal cortex; sometimes used also to... Read More

Monocytopenia

Definition noun An abnormally low concentration of circulating monocytes in the blood. Supplement Monocytopenia is a form of... Read More

White adipose tissue

Definition noun, plural: white adipose tissues A type of adipose tissue found in mammals used to store energy and acts as... Read More

Anabolic steroid

Definition noun, plural: anabolic steroids Any of the synthetic steroid hormones (androgens) that promote muscle and bone... Read More

Corticotroph

Definition noun, plural: corticototrophs The cell in the anterior pituitary that particularly releases adrenocorticotropic... Read More

Principles of Hormonal Control Systems

Hormones are chemical messengers that enter the blood directly upon their secretion from endocrine glands. A single gland or... Read More