triamcinolone (try-am-sin-ŏ-lohn) n. a synthetic corticosteroid hormone that reduces inflammation but does not cause salt and water retention. Administered by intramuscular or intra-articular injection, nasal spray, or topically, it is used for treating a wide range of inflammatory and allergic conditions. Trade names: Adcortyl,Kenalog,Nasacort.
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