Complete Definition of "steroid"

English
wikipedia

Pronunciation
IPA|/ˈstɛrɔɪd/
audio|en-us-steroid.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
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  1. biochemistry A class of organic compounds having a structure of 17 carbon atoms arranged in four rings; they are lipids, and occur naturally as sterols, bile acids, adrenal and sex hormones, and some vitamins; many drugs are synthetic steroids.
  2. bodybuilding anabolic|Anabolic hormone used to promote muscle growth.

Translations
trans-top|steroid
Chinese:
:Mandarin: zh-ts|類固醇|类固醇 (lèigùchún)
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Russian: стероид
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Category:Steroids|*

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