Simple Definition of steroid
: a natural substance that is produced in the body
Examples of steroid in a sentence
He was accused of taking steroids.
Origin and Etymology of steroid
International Scientific Vocabulary sterol + -oid
First Known Use: 1926
Rhymes with steroid
android, avoid, chancroid, colloid, conoid, crinoid, cuboid, cycloid, deltoid, dendroid, devoid, discoid, factoid, fibroid, fungoid, ganoid, globoid, hydroid, hypnoid, keloid, mastoid, mucoid, ovoid, prismoid, pygmoid, rhizoid, rhomboid, schizoid, scombroid, sigmoid, spheroid, styloid, tabloid, thalloid, thyroid, toroid, toxoid, trochoid, typhoid, Veddoid, viroid
STEROID Defined for Kids
Definition of steroid for Students
: any of various chemical compounds that include many hormones (as anabolic steroids)
Medical Definition of steroid
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