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cortisone
American English: /ˈkɔrdəˌsoʊn/
British English: /ˈkɔːtɪzəʊn/

Translation of cortisone in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • (Pharmacology, Physiology)
    Example sentences
    • People who are constantly under stress have a high level of hormones like cortisone and adrenalin in their blood.
    • Stress, physical or mental, results in an increase in the level of ‘fighting’ hormones in the body, like adrenalin and cortisone.
    • Pregnancy hormones and increased cortisone cause this type of hair growth during pregnancy.

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