fluocinolone acetonide

A fluorinated corticosteroid for topical use in the treatment of selected dermatoses.

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flu·o·cin·o·lone ac·e·to·nide .flü-ə-'sin-əl-.ōn- n a glucocorticoid steroid C24H30F2O6 used esp. as an anti-inflammatory agent in the treatment of skin diseases

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flu·o·cin·o·lone acet·o·nide (floo″ə-sinґə-lōn) [USP] a synthetic corticosteroid used topically for the relief of inflammation and pruritus in corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.

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  • fluocinolone acetonide — noun Etymology: fluor + cinolone (as in triamcinolone) Date: 1963 a glucocorticoid steroid C24H30F2O6 used especially as an anti inflammatory agent in the treatment of skin diseases …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fluocinolone acetonide — ˌflüə¦sinəlˌōnˌasəˈtōˌnīd noun Etymology: fluor + cinolone (perhaps alteration of nisolone, as in prednisolone) + acetone + ide : a glucocorticoid steroid C24H30F2O6 used especially as an anti inflammatory agent in the treatment of skin diseases …   Useful english dictionary

  • acetonide — ac·e·to·nide .as ə tō .nīd n a cyclic acetal formed esp. by reaction of acetone with both hydroxyl groups of a diol see FLUOCINOLONE ACETONIDE …   Medical dictionary

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