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affectation affectation
/ˌæ fɛk ˈteɪ ʃən /


  • cortisone cortisone  /ˈkɔr tə ˌzoʊn/ ?  a corticosteroid hormone (trade name Cortone Acetate) normally…

    cortisone meaning(s) 

    • (n) a corticosteroid hormone (trade name Cortone Acetate) normally produced by the adrenal cortex; is converted to hydrocortisone

    cortisone usage(s)

    1. For victims of rheumatoid arthritis impatiently awaiting a boost in the tiny supply of cortisone, there was another slender ray of hope this week.
    2. To supplement adrenal output, Kennedy took regular doses of cortisone from 1947 to 1951 and again from 1955 to 1958.
  • cortland cortland  /ˈkɔrt lənd/ ?  large apple with a red skin
  • cortone acetate cortone acetate  a corticosteroid hormone (trade name Cortone Acetate) normally produced…
  • corundom corundom  very hard mineral used as an abrasive
  • corundum corundum  /kə ˈrən dəm/ ?  very hard mineral used as an abrasive
  • coruscant coruscant  having brief brilliant points or flashes of light
  • coruscate coruscate  /ˈkɑ rəs kɛɪt/ ?  reflect brightly
  • coruscation coruscation  /ˌkɑ rəs ˈkɛɪ ʃən/ ?  the occurrence of a small flash or spark
  • corvee corvee  /ˈkɔ vɛɪ/ ?  unpaid labor (as for the maintenance of roads) required by a lord of his…
  • corvette corvette  /kɔr ˈvɛt/ ?  a highly maneuverable escort warship; smaller than a destroyer
  • corvidae corvidae  crow; raven; rook; jackdaw; chough; magpie; jay
  • corvine corvine  relating to or resembling a crow
  • corvine bird corvine bird  birds of the crow family
  • corvus corvus  /ˈkɔr vəs/ ?  a small quadrilateral constellation in the southern hemisphere near Virgo
  • corvus brachyrhyncos corvus brachyrhyncos  common crow of North America
  • corvus corax corvus corax  large black bird with a straight bill and long wedge-shaped tail
  • corvus frugilegus corvus frugilegus  common gregarious Old World bird about the size and color of the…
  • corvus monedula corvus monedula  common black-and-grey Eurasian bird noted for thievery
  • coryanthes coryanthes  small genus of tropical American epiphytic or lithophytic orchids
  • corydalidae corydalidae  dobsons
  • corydalis corydalis  a plant of the genus Corydalis with beautiful compound foliage and spurred tubular…
  • corydalis claviculata corydalis claviculata  annual vine with decompound leaves and racemes of yellow and…
  • corydalis sempervirens corydalis sempervirens  glaucous herb of northeastern United States and Canada having…
  • corydalis solida corydalis solida  herb of northern Europe and Asia having erect racemes of red flowers
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