Origin of triamcinolone

1955–60; triamcin- (of unexplained derivation) + (prednis)olone Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

triamcinolone in Medicine


  1. A synthetic glucocorticoid used as an anti-inflammatory drug in the treatment of allergic and respiratory disorders.
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