[ flōō′drō-kôr′tĭ-sōn′, -zōn′ ]
A synthetic mineralocorticoid used to increase blood pressure by lowering the amount of salt the body excretes and to treat adrenocortical insufficiency resulting from Addison's disease.
- flue gas,
- flue pipe,
- flue stop,
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