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Synonyms for steroid

any of several fat-soluble organic compounds having as a basis 17 carbon atoms in four rings

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Speaking about the effect of steroids, one Belfast GP said: "Steroids exist in the body in small amounts without which the body would not work but when you take artificial steriods for muscle building you just screw the whole body up.
This practise led to women, who did not give birth in this time frame, receiving repeated treatment with many mothers receiving multiple courses of steriods between the 1990s and early 2000s.
He was confused and struggled to speak and was put on a course of steriods.
The issue of steriods and other performance-enhancing drugs such as Human Growth Hormone, which is at the forefront of the baseball public's consciousness and in almost all of sports today, but with professional baseball elevated to an even higher level, with some of baseball's oldest and most revered records held in such high regard, with home run records held as sacrosanct.
Cubie Seegobin, the runner's agent, is "very optimistic" his client will get the all-clear from the IAAF, who were seeking repayment of money he earned in the year before he failed a drugs test for steriods in August 2003.
Cubie Seegobin, the runner's agent, is "very optimistic" his client will get the all-clear from the IAAF who were seeking repayment of money he earned in the year before he failed a drugs test for steriods in August 2003.
at 180 ("Surely a new group of steroid intermediates is useful to chemists doing research on steriods [sic], and in a 'practical' sense too.
With steriods, pain was reduced by a factor of 1 on a 10-point pain scale.
Vicky was in the hospital's high- dependency unit for two days while doctors treated her with steriods to bring the swelling down and help her breathe more easily.
Opposing role of adrenal steriods type I and type II receptors in hippocampal long-term potentiation.
Steriods, nonprescription drugs, antibiotics, caffeine, and antidepressant drugs were found.
He found a six-centimetre tear in the central chest cavity and said steriods can ``uncommonly'' lead to a weakened oesophagus, or gullet.
The battle against drugs in sport cannot be won but the use of performance enhancers like anabolic steriods, amphetamines, human growth hormone and drugs like EPO, which increase the amount of oxygen the blood can transport so improving efficiency by up to 30 per cent, can be limited by improved detection methods and strong punishment.
infliximab (Remicade) Only drug on the market that rivals the steriods in its ability to induce a rapid remission.