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steroid

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noun ste·roid \ˈsti(ə)r-ˌȯid also ˈste(ə)r-\

Medical Definition of steroid

  1. :  any of numerous natural or synthetic compounds containing a 17-carbon 4-ring system and including the sterols and various hormones and glycosides—see anabolic steroid

steroid or steroidal \stə-ˈrȯid-əl\play adjective




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