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Definition of "triamcinolone" []

  • A synthetic glucocorticoid, C21H27FO6, used as an anti-inflammatory drug in the treatment of allergic and respiratory disorders. (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 "triamcinolone" in a sentence
  • "However, some ophthalmologists have treated patients with eye injections of an anti-inflammatory corticosteroid called triamcinolone, though its effectiveness had not been tested in a clinical trial."
  • "It has effects similar to other corticosteroids such as triamcinolone"
  • "Although this study suggests that intravitreal injection of steroids such as triamcinolone acetonide may be useful in treating DME, further clinical trials are required to confirm this finding."