Medical Dictionary

anabolic steroid


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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