adrenocorticosteroid

adrenocorticosteroid

[uh-dree-noh-kawr-ti-koh-ster-oid, -steer-]
noun Biochemistry.
any of a group of steroid hormones produced by the cortex of the adrenal gland.

Origin:
1960–65; adreno- + corticosteroid

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