noun Etymology: tri- + -amcin- (alteration of American Cyanimid Company) + 1-ol + -one Date: 1957 a glucocorticoid drug C21H27FO6 used chiefly in the form of its acetal or acetate derivatives especially in treating skin disorders, asthma, and allergic rhinitis

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  • triamcinolone — /truy am sin euh lohn /, n. Pharm. a synthetic glucocorticoid drug, C21H27FO6, used in the symptomatic treatment of inflammation. [1955 60; triamcin (of unexplained derivation) + (PREDNIS)OLONE] * * * …   Universalium

  • triamcinolone — noun A certain synthetic corticosteroid …   Wiktionary

  • triamcinolone — A glucocorticoid with actions and uses similar to those of prednisolone. t. acetonide a potent glucocorticoid for topical treatment of dermatoses. t. diacetate an anti inflammatory and antiallergic agent for parenteral use. * …   Medical dictionary

  • triamcinolone — tri·am·cin·o·lone …   English syllables

  • triamcinolone — n. a synthetic corticosteroid hormone that reduces inflammation but does not cause salt and water retention. It is used for treating a wide range of inflammatory and allergic conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis, eczema, psoriasis, and hay… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • triamcinolone — tri•am•cin•o•lone [[t]ˌtraɪ æmˈsɪn əˌloʊn[/t]] n. pha a synthetic glucocorticoid drug, C21H27FO6, used in the symptomatic treatment of inflammation • Etymology: 1955–60; triamcin (of undetermined derivation) + (prednis) olone …   From formal English to slang

  • triamcinolone — A substance that is being studied for the prevention of nonmelanoma skin cancer. It is an anti inflammatory drug that is applied to the skin to relieve irritation, rashes, and infections. It belongs to the family of drugs called topical… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • triamcinolone — noun a synthetic corticosteroid (trade names Aristocort or Aristopak or Kenalog) used as an anti inflammatory agent (Freq. 4) • Syn: ↑Aristocort, ↑Aristopak, ↑Kenalog • Usage Domain: ↑trade name (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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