Meticorten

Met·i·cor·ten (met″ĭ-korґtən) trademark for a preparation of prednisone.

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  • Meticorten — noun a dehydrogenated analogue of cortisol (trade names Orasone or Deltasone or Liquid Pred or Meticorten); used as an anti inflammatory drug in the treatment of arthritis and as an immunosuppressant • Syn: ↑prednisone, ↑Orasone, ↑Deltasone,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Deltasone — noun a dehydrogenated analogue of cortisol (trade names Orasone or Deltasone or Liquid Pred or Meticorten); used as an anti inflammatory drug in the treatment of arthritis and as an immunosuppressant • Syn: ↑prednisone, ↑Orasone, ↑Liquid Pred,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Liquid Pred — noun a dehydrogenated analogue of cortisol (trade names Orasone or Deltasone or Liquid Pred or Meticorten); used as an anti inflammatory drug in the treatment of arthritis and as an immunosuppressant • Syn: ↑prednisone, ↑Orasone, ↑Deltasone,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Orasone — noun a dehydrogenated analogue of cortisol (trade names Orasone or Deltasone or Liquid Pred or Meticorten); used as an anti inflammatory drug in the treatment of arthritis and as an immunosuppressant • Syn: ↑prednisone, ↑Deltasone, ↑Liquid Pred,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prednisone — For the active metabolite of prednisone which is also used as a drug including as eye drops, see prednisolone. Prednisone Systematic (I …   Wikipedia

  • Prednison — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Prednison Andere Namen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • anti-inflammatory — noun a medicine intended to reduce inflammation • Syn: ↑anti inflammatory drug • Hypernyms: ↑medicine, ↑medication, ↑medicament, ↑medicinal drug • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • anti-inflammatory drug — noun a medicine intended to reduce inflammation • Syn: ↑anti inflammatory • Hypernyms: ↑medicine, ↑medication, ↑medicament, ↑medicinal drug • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • brand name — noun a name given to a product or service • Syn: ↑trade name, ↑brand, ↑marque • Members of this Usage Domain: ↑Sectral (for: ↑trade name), ↑Xanax ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • glucocorticoid — noun a steroid hormone that is produced by the adrenal cortex of animals; affects functioning of gonads and has anti inflammatory activity • Hypernyms: ↑hormone, ↑endocrine, ↑internal secretion, ↑corticosteroid, ↑corticoid, ↑adrenal cortical… …   Useful english dictionary

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