cortisone

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  • noun

Synonyms for cortisone

a corticosteroid hormone (trade name Cortone Acetate) normally produced by the adrenal cortex

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But still he kept on writing and publishing: a novel, La Pharisienne; La Guirlande, a collection of political commentary combined with spiritual meditation; a poem, Endymion; the biography of a medieval saint, Marguerite de Cortone.
In the second epigraph the splendid poet and art critic Yves Bonnefoy notes how Poussin, Titian, and Pietro Berrettini da Cortona (called Cortone in French) would have liked to reproduce the world in their paintings, only to be caught between "the profusion of the real and the limits of the individual.