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Definition of hydrocortisone noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

hydrocortisone

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌhaɪdrəˈkɔrt̮əˌsoʊn//
 
, NAmE//ˌhaɪdrəˈkɔrt̮əˌzoʊn//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a hormone produced in the body that is used in drugs to help with diseases of the skin and muscles
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