Meaning of “cortisone” in the English Dictionary

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"cortisone" in American English

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cortisonenoun [ U ]

us /ˈkɔrt̬·əˌzoʊn, -ˌsoʊn/

a hormone (= chemical produced by some organs of the body) that is used medically, esp. for treating painful joints and skin problems

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