Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "corticoid" [corticoid]

  • A corticosteroid. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "corticoid" in a sentence
  • "Corticoid steroid eye drops are often used; however, long-term corticoid use has many negative side effects, including the possible development of glaucoma."
  • "But first, let me thank all my friends, colleagues and others who have written me and sent flowers and the like over the fact that we had very successful corticoid artery surgery on Friday and the hospital was out on Saturday and back today."
  • "Also, a 1981 study of seed extracts verified that its effectiveness in treating chronic eczema was comparable to corticoid drug therapy see p."