Noun(1) any of several fat-soluble organic compounds having as a basis 17 carbon atoms in four rings; many have important physiological effects(2) any hormone affecting the development and growth of sex organs
(1) He took, supposedly or allegedly, this designer steroid that helped him run faster.(2) Vitamin D is a steroid produced in the skin through a reaction between cholesterol and sunlight.(3) Come up with a plan that gets guys off steroids and levels the playing field.(4) These doses were comparable with the doses that many athletes who use steroids take.(5) This is not caused by an over use of steroids but by a growth or tumour on her pituitary gland.(6) He very quickly began to inject steroids , as he later admitted.(7) Bile acids or steroidal conjugates can also cause purple discolouration.(8) Most pharmacological actions of ginseng are attributed to ginsenosides, a family of steroids named steroidal saponins.(9) It is an important part of a healthy body, being a building block for steroids such as the sex hormones, and the hormones of the adrenal cortex.(10) The commissioner's policy bans the use of steroids at the major league level.(11) Detecting successive generations of designer steroids will require a different type of sleuthing.(12) In the 1980s steroids were the rage among power athletes, like weightlifters and sprinters.(13) Conjugated estrogens, a subgroup of the broad group of steroidal estrogens, are already listed as ├ö├ç├┐known├ö├ç├û and drug labeling or package inserts discuss the possible side-effects that occur in some people.(14) Well, this has a lot of eyes on Major League Baseball and its policy about drug testing and steroids .(15) So far, all the sex pheromones found in fish have turned out to be steroids and prostaglandins.(16) First there were the highly publicized congressional hearings on steroids in professional baseball.
(1) anabolic steroid :: steroid steroid
1. sex hormone ::
steroid, steroidal, steroids
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My company's testing
a new STEROID
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Can I interest you in a topical STEROID
from my lotion and unguent collection?
The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 6
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