name: glucocorticoid metabolic process
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def: "The chemical reactions and pathways involving glucocorticoids, hormonal C21 corticosteroids synthesized from cholesterol. Glucocorticoids act primarily on carbohydrate and protein metabolism, and have anti-inflammatory effects." [ISBN:0198506732]
synonym: "glucocorticoid metabolism" EXACT 
synonym: "glucocorticosteroid metabolic process" EXACT 
synonym: "glucocorticosteroid metabolism" EXACT 
is_a: GO:0008202 ! steroid metabolic process
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