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adrenocorticosteroid

[uh-dree-noh-kawr-ti-koh-ster-oid, -steer-]
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noun Biochemistry.
  1. any of a group of steroid hormones produced by the cortex of the adrenal gland.

Origin of adrenocorticosteroid

First recorded in 1960–65; adreno- + corticosteroid
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