a steroid compound produced by the adrenal cortex, or a synthetic analog of such a compound.
A term applied to hormones of the adrenal cortex or to any other natural or synthetic compound having a similar activity.
a steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex or synthesized; administered as drugs they reduce swelling and decrease the body's immune response; "adrenal cortical steroids are used to treat many different conditions"
A steroid hormone secreted by the cortex of the adrenal gland.
corticosteroid; steroid hormones secreted by the adrenal glands.
(KOR TIH coyd): The outer layer of an internal organ, such as the kidney or the adrenal gland.