Corticosteroid vs Triamcinolone - What's the difference?

corticosteroid | triamcinolone |


As nouns the difference between corticosteroid and triamcinolone

is that corticosteroid is (steroid hormone) any of a group of steroid hormones, secreted by the adrenal cortex, that are involved in a large range of physiological systems while triamcinolone is a certain synthetic corticosteroid.

corticosteroid

Noun

(en noun)
  • (steroid hormone) Any of a group of steroid hormones, secreted by the adrenal cortex, that are involved in a large range of physiological systems.
  • (steroid, pharmacology) Any of several synthetic hormones of related structure.
  • Hyponyms

    * glucocorticoid * mineralocorticoid

    triamcinolone

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia triamcinolone)
  • A certain synthetic corticosteroid.