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Medical Term:

mineralocorticoid

Pronunciation: min'er-al-o-kor'ti-koyd

Definition: One of the steroids of the adrenal cortex that influences water and electrolyte (particularly sodium and potassium ions) metabolism and balance.

Synonym(s): mineralocoid

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