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anabolic steroid

anabolic steroid

noun

: a drug that is sometimes used illegally by athletes to help them become stronger and more muscular

Full Definition of ANABOLIC STEROID

:  any of a group of usually synthetic hormones that are derivatives of testosterone, are used medically especially to promote tissue growth, and are sometimes abused by athletes to increase the size and strength of their muscles and improve endurance

First Known Use of ANABOLIC STEROID

1946

anabolic steroid

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ANABOLIC STEROID

:  any of a group of usually synthetic hormones that are derivatives of testosterone, are used medically especially to promote tissue growth, and are sometimes abused by athletes to increase the size and strength of their muscles and improve endurance

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