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    Meaning of steroid

    just wondering if anyone knew where the word steroid came from .must be latin or something .

    What does it mean ?

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    Main Entry: ste·roid
    Pronunciation: 'stir-"oid also 'ster-
    Function: noun
    Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary sterol + -oid
    Date: 1926
    : any of numerous compounds containing a 17-carbon 4-ring system and including the sterols and various hormones (as anabolic steroids ) and glycosides
    - steroid or ste.roi.dal adjective

    Main Entry: anabolic steroid
    Function: noun
    Date: 1961
    : any of a group of usually synthetic steroid hormones that increase constructive metabolism and are sometimes abused by athletes in training to increase temporarily the size of their muscles

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    KeyMastur: you rock bro, great answer

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    STERIOD IS THE GREEK WORD FOR HORMONE

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