how to pronounce cortisone


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cortisone is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of cortisone in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… getting shots cortisone shots or …”

meanings of cortisone


  1. A corticosteroid hormone, closely related to corticosterone; 17-hydroxy-11-dehydrocorticosterone, with formula C21H28O5.

cortisone frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cortisone occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics cortisone can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that cortisone can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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