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Glucocorticoids Date Written 2007
Author Joe Holmes Date Revised  

1- A hormone that predominantly affects the metabolism of carbohydrates and, to a lesser extent, fats and proteins (and has other effects). Glucocorticoids are made in the outside portion (the cortex) of the adrenal gland and chemically classed as steroids. Cortisol is the major natural glucocorticoid. The term glucocorticoid also applies to equivalent hormones synthesized in the laboratory."" (1)

(1) http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=3609
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

 

 

 
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