Examples from the Web for cortisone
A doctor comes to his house and gives him shots of cortisone to calm the arthritic pain in his knees.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Before that final game, the Birds suggested that Palmer take a cortisone shot in his shoulder, which, that week, had become sore.
With Dan and the other crewmembers back, did you feel the show got the cortisone shot it needed to run smoothly again?Alison Brie on ‘Community’s’ New Beginning, Dan Harmon’s Return, Nicolas Cage, and More|Marlow Stern|January 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Lance responded that he had taken EPO, testosterone, growth hormone, cortisone, and steroids,” she says.Why Victoria Gotti Is Rooting for Banned Cyclist Lance Armstrong|Michael Daly|October 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
This group includes familiar medicines like hydrocortisone, cortisone, prednisone, and Decadron.Where Were the Doctors to Testify at Roger Clemens’s Perjury Trial?|Kent Sepkowitz|June 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Anything else I said would be hearsay, and I understand that he did receive some cortisone.Warren Commission (6 of 26): Hearings Vol. VI (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
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Word Origin for cortisone
Word Origin and History for cortisone
1949, coined by its discoverer, Dr. Edward C. Kendall, shortening of chemical name, 17-hydroxy-11 dehydrocorticosterone, ultimately from Latin corticis (genitive of cortex; see cortex). So called because it was obtained from the "cortex" of adrenal glands; originally called Compound E (1936).