steroid

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Related to adrenocortical steroid: corticoid, adrenal corticosteroid
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Synonyms for steroid

any of several fat-soluble organic compounds having as a basis 17 carbon atoms in four rings

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In addition to its effect on the main target organs like kidney and bone, PTH also stimulate adrenocortical steroid production in vivo and vitro in various animal models (1-2).
Adrenocorticotropic hormone, adrenocortical steroids and their synthetic analogs; inhibitors of adrenocortical steroid biosynthesis", In: G.
Treatment with adrenocortical steroid inhibitors is an option for patients with Cushing's syndrome, in whom surgery is risky.
Nonsurgical treatment with adrenocortical steroid inhibitors is an option for patients with Cushing's syndrome, in whom surgery is risky.
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