Definition of cortisol in English:

cortisol

Line breaks: cor¦ti|sol
Pronunciation: /ˈkɔːtɪsɒl
 
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noun

Biochemistry
  • another term for hydrocortisone.
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    • The hormones cortisol, serotonin and tryptophan may be affected by sunlight, as well.
    • Chemicals such as adrenaline, noradrenaline and cortisol are pumped into the bloodstream.
    • The answer to these questions lies with the hormone cortisol, which plays a crucial role in triggering birth.

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