Prednisolone meaning

prĕd-nĭsə-lōn
A synthetic steroid, C21 H28 O5 , similar to hydrocortisone and used as an anti-inflammatory, immunosuppressive, and antiallergic drug.
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A synthetic corticosteroid, C21 H28 O5 , derived from cortisol and used as an anti-inflammatory, immunosuppressive, and antiallergic drug.
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Origin of prednisolone

  • Blend of prednisone –ol

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition