Definition of valerate in US English:



  • See valeric acid

    • ‘Children in the potent arm used 0.1% betamethasone valerate twice daily for three consecutive days, followed by a base emollient only for four days.’
    • ‘Pimecrolimus was far less effective than betamethasone valerate 0.1%.’
    • ‘Lambs fed the soybean hull diet had lower proportions of valerate than lambs fed the corn diets.’
    • ‘In a rabbit model of hypogonadotropic hypogonadism, oxytocin responsiveness was strongly reduced, and was completely restored by estradiol valerate, but not by testosterone.’
    • ‘The 174 children in the study were randomly assigned to treatment with 1 percent hydrocortisone ointment twice daily for seven days or 0.1 percent betamethasone valerate twice daily for three days.’