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DECADRON

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Decadron mean? 

DECADRON (noun)
  The noun DECADRON has 1 sense:

1. a corticosteroid drug (trade names Decadron or Dexamethasone Intensol or Dexone or Hexadrol or Oradexon) used to treat allergies or inflammation

  Familiarity information: DECADRON used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DECADRON (noun)


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Meaning:

A corticosteroid drug (trade names Decadron or Dexamethasone Intensol or Dexone or Hexadrol or Oradexon) used to treat allergies or inflammation

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

Decadron; dexamethasone; Dexamethasone Intensol; Dexone; Hexadrol; Oradexon

Hypernyms ("Decadron" is a kind of...):

anti-inflammatory; anti-inflammatory drug (a medicine intended to reduce inflammation)

adrenal cortical steroid; corticoid; corticosteroid (a steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex or synthesized; administered as drugs they reduce swelling and decrease the body's immune response)

Domain usage:

trade name (a name given to a product or service)


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