Synthetic vs Fluticasone - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between synthetic and fluticasone

is that synthetic is a synthetic compound while fluticasone is (organic compound) a synthetic corticosteroid whose furoate and propionate forms are used as topical anti-inflammatories.

As an adjective synthetic

is of, or relating to synthesis.

synthetic

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of, or relating to synthesis.
  • (chemistry) Produced by synthesis instead of being isolated from a natural source (but may be identical to a product so obtained).
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-08-10, volume=408, issue=8848, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= A new prescription , passage=As the world's drug habit shows, governments are failing in their quest to monitor every London window-box and Andean hillside for banned plants. But even that Sisyphean task looks easy next to the fight against synthetic drugs. No sooner has a drug been blacklisted than chemists adjust their recipe and start churning out a subtly different one.}}
  • Artificial, not genuine.
  • (grammar) Pertaining to the joining of bound morphemes in a word. Compare analytic.
  • Derived terms

    * nucleosynthetic * syntheticism

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A synthetic compound.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2007, date=January 14, author=Elsa Brenner, title=Art House to Get a Campus, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=Only plastics and synthetics that cannot be recycled will end up in landfills, he said. }}

    fluticasone

    English

    Noun

    (-) (wikipedia fluticasone)
  • (organic compound) A synthetic corticosteroid whose furoate and propionate forms are used as topical anti-inflammatories.