steroid

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n steroid any hormone affecting the development and growth of sex organs
    • n steroid any of several fat-soluble organic compounds having as a basis 17 carbon atoms in four rings; many have important physiological effects
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Usage


In news:

Local woman at risk for fungal infection after steroid shot.
AZ Pain Centers non-steroidal treatment.
HAMMERIN ' HANK ON STEROIDS IN BASEBALL.
But if the industry only implements a ban on steroids and moves on, then it's missed an opportunity to address other important issues.
President is pushing neo-Wilsonian globalism on steroids.
As many as 20 thousand of Florida's teen athletes could be tested for steroids under a bill signed into law Tuesday by the governor.
He also told the St Petersburg Times that Romero grabbed him by the neck and pushed him after Eaton taunted him about steroids.
"I eat healthier than your average cow and I'm not pumped full of steroids".
The outbreak of fungal meningitis tied to tainted steroid injections has triggered a wave of lawsuits in federal court in Detroit.
Among the steps they've taken: using steroids or protein powders.
Young teens turning to protein powders, steroids to bulk up: Survey.
More young teens are turning to muscle-enhancing behaviors like extreme dieting, taking protein powders and even using steroids, a new study warns.
5 percent of youth have used steroids to bulk up, study finds.
The Food and Drug Administration identified the maker of the steroid as New England Compounding Center , a specialty pharmacy.
The e-mail Dr Marion A Kainer received on Sept 18 suggested an investigation of a case of fungal meningitis and stroke in a man whose immune system was normal and whose only risk for the infection was a spinal injection of a steroid.
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In science:

This choice was made by the NEAT group because a steroids shine in reflected sunlight and an open filter maximizes the amount of l ight detected from an asteroid.
Rates and Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae
Reproductive endocrinology of tropical seabirds: sex-specific patterns in LH, steroids, and prolactin secretion in relation to parental care.
Post-hatching parental care behaviour and hormonal status in a precocial bird
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