corticoid vs corticosteroid what difference

what is difference between corticoid and corticosteroid

English

Etymology

cortico- +‎ -oid

Noun

corticoid (plural corticoids)

  1. (medicine) Any substance (especially a drug) whose action is similar to that of a hormone of the adrenal cortex

Hyponyms

Hypernyms

  • hormone

Derived terms

  • glucocorticoid
  • mineralocorticoid

Translations


Romanian

Etymology

From French corticoïde

Noun

corticoid m (plural corticoizi)

  1. corticoid

Declension



English

Etymology

cortico- +‎ steroid

Noun

corticosteroid (plural corticosteroids)

  1. (biochemistry, steroids) Any of a group of steroid hormones, secreted by the adrenal cortex, that are involved in a large range of physiological systems.
  2. (biochemistry, pharmacology) Any of several synthetic hormones of related structure.

Hyponyms

  • glucocorticoid
  • mineralocorticoid

Hypernyms

Translations


Romanian

Etymology

From French corticostéroïd

Noun

corticosteroid m (plural corticosteroizi)

  1. corticosteroid

Declension


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