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steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex or synthesized; administered as drugs they reduce swelling and decrease the body's immune response adrenal cortical steroid , corticoid , corticosteroid
small motile bacterial rods that can reduce nitrates and cause galls on plant stems Agrobacterium , genus Agrobacterium
small parachute or articulated flap to reduce the speed of an aircraft airbrake , dive brake
grief, to reduce allay , alleviate , assuage
medicine intended to reduce inflammation anti-inflammatory , anti-inflammatory drug
drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity antianxiety agent , ataractic , ataractic agent , ataractic drug , tranquilizer , tranquilliser , tranquillizer
tranquilizer used to relieve anxiety and reduce tension and irritability antianxiety drug , anxiolytic , anxiolytic drug , minor tranquilizer , minor tranquilliser , minor tranquillizer
any of various compounds that are added to gasoline to reduce engine knocking antiknock
astringent substance applied to the skin to reduce perspiration antiperspirant
slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force bank , camber , cant
oral drug (trade name Baycol) to reduce blood cholesterol levels Baycol , cerivastatin
bureau in the Department of Justice that assists local criminal justice systems to reduce or prevent crime and violence and drug abuse BJA , Bureau of Justice Assistance
formerly used as a treatment to reduce excess blood (one of the four humors of medieval medicine) bloodletting
German statesman who as chancellor of West Germany worked to reduce tensions with eastern Europe (1913-1992) Brandt , Willy Brandt
cylindrical metal lining used to reduce friction bushing , cylindrical lining
beta blocker that can reduce the progression of heart failure in individuals whose disease is not advanced carvedilol
movable barrier used in motor racing; sometimes place before a dangerous corner to reduce speed as cars pass in single file chicane
sale to reduce inventory clearance sale , inventory-clearance sale
international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members Common Market , EC , EEC , EU , Europe , European Community , European Economic Community , European Union
debt, to reduce the amount of a commute
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