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Definition of cortisone noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

cortisone

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈkɔrt̮əˌsoʊn//
 
, NAmE//ˈkɔrt̮əˌzoʊn//
 
[uncountable] (medical)
 
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a hormone used in the treatment of diseases such as arthritis, to reduce swelling
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