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Introduction: Hydroxycorticosteroids

Description of Hydroxycorticosteroids

Hydroxycorticosteroids: A group of corticosteroids carrying hydroxy groups, usually in the 11- or 17-positions. They comprise the bulk of the corticosteroids used systemically. As they are relatively insoluble in water, salts of various esterified forms are often used for injections or solutions.
Source: MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Hydroxycorticosteroids

The following list attempts to classify Hydroxycorticosteroids into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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